TITLE

Some thoughts on medicare

AUTHOR(S)
Rae, Bob
PUB. DATE
August 2002
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;8/6/2002, Vol. 167 Issue 3, p258
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Comments on the future of Medicare in Canada as of August 6, 2002. Need for the Canadian government to ensure that health care funding is guaranteed at an appropriate level; Care for elderly people which is shared between government, private insurers, and individuals; Burden of care which is placed on families; Delays in the provision of care which are considered unacceptable; Need for stability in governance and funding.
ACCESSION #
7046675

 

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