Canadians confront health care reform


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Canadians confront health care reform

Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2004
AuthorsAbelson J, Mendelsohn M, Lavis JN, Morgan SG, Forest PG, Swinton M
JournalHealth affairs (Project Hope)Health.Aff.(Millwood)
Pages186 - 193
Date Published2004
KeywordsCanada, Data Collection, Delivery of Health Care/organization & administration/standards, Health Care Reform, Health Services Accessibility, Humans, National Health Programs, Public Opinion
AbstractIn 2002 Canadians were less anxious about the state of their health care system than they were a few years earlier, when perceptions peaked that the system needed major reform. They expressed strong support in 2002 for maintaining the status quo on health care financing (that is, no user fees and no two-tier care) within the traditional domains of physician and hospital care. But they appeared more receptive to two-tier care and for-profit delivery for the newer and rapidly expanding domains of home care and high-tech care.
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