Arithmetic failure and the myth of the unsustainability of universal health insurance

Béland, François
July 2007
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;7/3/2007, Vol. 177 Issue 1, p54
Academic Journal
The article comments on the sustainability of Canada's health care insurance. Citing on various reports related to the issue, he argues that accurate and agreed-upon definitions of government health care expenditure are needed in the assessment of the health care trends. He asserts that there is a need for reliable and valid data on total government spending on health care, spending on medicare and total program spending, and government revenue.


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