The spurious dilemma: reconciling medical progress and cost control

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The spurious dilemma: reconciling medical progress and cost control

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Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication1986
AuthorsEvans RG
JournalHealth matrixHealth Matrix
Volume4
Issue1
Pages25 - 34
Date Published1986
KeywordsCanada, Cost Control, Delivery of Health Care/economics, United States
AbstractIn Canada, a health care system has developed that is both responsive to the health needs of the Canadian people and has shown financial stability over the past decade. The Canadians attribute their success in maintaining stable health care costs to regulation of physician fee levels and hospital services. Yet even though there exists regulation in the Canadian health care system, the effect of this government intervention has not resulted in rationing of health care. This suggests Americans should examine closely this alternative model of a health care system.
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