Health care in Canada: patterns of funding and regulation.

@article{Evans1983HealthCI,
  title={Health care in Canada: patterns of funding and regulation.},
  author={Robert G. Evans},
  journal={Journal of health politics, policy and law},
  year={1983},
  volume={8 1},
  pages={1-43}
}
  • Robert G. Evans
  • Published 1983 in Journal of health politics, policy and law
During the 1970s the share of health care expenditure in Canadian GNP remained roughly stable, in the range of 7-71/2 percent of GNP, in marked contrast to its escalation in most other countries (the U.S. in particular) and to previous Canadian experience. The shift to a stable pattern coincided with the completion of the Canadian system of universal comprehensive public hospital and medical care insurance. This paper explores how and why the public insurance system served to contain cost… CONTINUE READING

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