No user fees, but perhaps user fees
- Systemic health reforms may be a prelude to privatization, new CMA president says. Kondro, Wayne // CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;9/21/2010, Vol. 182 Issue 13, pE658
The article discusses the insights of President Dr. Jeff Turnbull on Canada's health care system, during his inaugural address at the Canadian Medical Association's (CMA's) annual general meeting in Niagara Falls, Ontario. Turnbull says that Canadian's want to be included on the decision-making...
- Medicare needs a tune-up, says CMA president. Collier, Roger // CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;6/15/2010, Vol. 182 Issue 9, pE417
The article presents a reprint of the article "Medicare needs a tune-up, says CMA president," which appeared at www.cmaj.ca on May 12, 2010. It mentions that Canadian Medical Association (CMA) president Anne Doig is calling for Canadian Medicare improvements during her speech in Ontario on May...
- Nation's physicians urge re-opening of Canada Health Act. Kondro, Wayne // CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;9/21/2010, Vol. 182 Issue 13, p1408
The article presents a reprint of the article "Nation's physicians urge re-opening of Canada Health Act," which appeared at the website, www.cmaj.ca. It states that information on the long-term cost of health care and re-evaluation of the roles of physicians in health care management are...
- Annual fees: survival or cash grab? Glauser, Wendy // CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;4/19/2011, Vol. 183 Issue 7, p781
The article discusses the increasing trend in Canada of annual fee collections of family doctors from their patients through collection agencies. It says that doctors charge annual fees of 50 to 300 Canadian dollars from each of their patients for their financial survival to justify their...
- Canadians frustrated with a health system that doesn't work, CMA says. Vogel, Lauren // CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;9/20/2011, Vol. 183 Issue 13, pE1013
The article focuses on a report by the Canadian Medical Association's public consultations on health care transformation, which revealed that Canada's health care system is failing patients, mainly elderly and children, due to unacceptable wait times, crowded hospitals, and poor job of...
- User fees. Creese, Andrew // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);07/26/97, Vol. 315 Issue 7102, p202
Editorial. Discusses the economic aspects of medical care in Great Britain. Recommendation of fees to mobilize additional money for health care; Trade off between method of raising revenue and maintaining access to care; Implementation of user fees.
- Canada's $200 billion bill for health care. // Research Review (International Council on Active Aging);1/4/2012, Vol. 12 Issue 1, p4
The article focuses on the total spending on health care in Canada, reaching a 200.5 billion dollars forecast, of which majority would be for the compensation of health care providers.
- Health Care Outlays in Canada to Rise. // Chain Drug Review;12/7/2009, Vol. 31 Issue 21, p62
The article reports that the health care expenditure in Canada is projected to rise by 5.5% from 9.5 billion dollars in 2008 to 183.1 billion dollars this 2009.
- Masterly inactivity: a forgotten precept. Mai, François // CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;3/4/2014, Vol. 186 Issue 4, p312
A personal narrative is presented which explores the author's experience of working in the income security programs of the federal government of Canada.