Canada’s Medicare System


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Essay #: 058465
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The beginning:
Canada’s Medicare System
The main point of consensus about the Canadian and American health care systems is that they need to be reformed but the strategies differ. According to Burnett (2008), the public health care system in Canada is criticized because public health care is so expensive while too little is invested in health care. The health system needs to be reformed and financing must be changed.
(2008) agrees that the cost of health care in Canada is increasing and also questions the sustainability of the system. He is opposed to all two-tier system alternatives. Both of these authors are affiliated with the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives (CCPA) which is an independent non-partisan research institute...
The end:
, R. (2008). Greed is not enough: Reforming Medicare. Winnipeg: Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives.
Skinner, B. (2009). Realities of health policy in North America: Government is the problem, not the solution. Vancouver, British Columbia: The Fraser Institute.
Skinner, B.,
, M. & Warrington, M. (2008). The hidden costs of single payer health insurance: A comparison of the United States and Canada. Vancouver, British Columbia: The Fraser Institute.