Canada’s Current Health System and Its Problems

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Canada’s Current Health System and Its Problems
     Compared with health care in the U.S., Canadians are far bett6er off. “Canada provides universal coverage to all of its citizens while spending less money on health care than the United States does by a significant margin. The question we need to ask… is, how does the Canadian system achieve these goals?” (Halvorson 2007 p. 87). The answer is simple: Canada now spends about $3,600 per resident per year less than we spend on healthcare costs in the United States because-very simply-Canadians spend less money on the actual purchase of care.
     That sounds too good to be true. And it is. That is why measures for reform have been suggested. Most people agree that Canadian health care is in...
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