Recent news about Canadian healthcare system

The government-run hospitals in Canada are regarded as the backbone of the healthcare system in Canada. The healthcare system of Canada is one of the best in the world. Unlike other countries, the healthcare system of the country treats everyone equally. The treatment is done equally and also the government professionals make sure that periodic visits are conducted. Above all the healthcare system of Canada is devised by the best policies of the government. Regardless of all this, some Canadians are of the view that the health care system in Canada is not up to the mark. Especially the expatriates in this regard are not treated as they should be. This has raised doubts as well as questions. (more…)

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Healthcare funding policy in Canada

Canada’ healthcare system is one of the fewest systems in the world that is funded by the public. It is highly rated and countries from all over the world want to adopt it. 70% of the healthcare system management is done by the public sector and the remaining 30% is done by the private healthcare systems. About 11% of the total GDP of Canada is spent on the healthcare system. An average Canadian is of view that with such a huge spending it is highly recommended to further regularize the system. The hospitals get 29.5% of the total health care amount, the drugs and prescription medicines get about 16% and the physicians get about 15.3% of the total healthcare budget. The spending on the healthcare is increased every year. The federal government is of the view that all Canadians should get fair and cost-effective treatment. Healthcare budget varies all across Canada and it is important to note that the provinces spent about 38% of their total budget on health care. Average per capita spending on health care in Canada is about $6,300. The highest health care spending in 2017 was in the Canadian province of Newfoundland and Labrador which was $7,266. (more…)

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Key features of Canadian healthcare system

The provincial and the territorial services of Canada make sure that the healthcare system features are delivered to the common Canadians all over the country. The Canada Healthcare Act of 1984 governs the use of the ways which can be used to deliver the services to a common Canadian. The quality standards which are developed by the Canadian government are also periodically applied to make sure that the health care system is working up to the mark. Both internal and external auditors are called to make sure that the cash inflow and outflow are checked. The administrative capabilities of the Canadian Healthcare system are the ones which make this system very cost effective for common Canadians. The Canadian healthcare system also is known as Medicare is one of the best healthcare systems in the world. Competitive practices are kept to the minimum and the overall management of the system is done in a manner that is followed by other nations. Cost cutting is also done in a manner that the basic healthcare systems are never hampered. (more…)

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