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Responses of Canadian physicians to the introduction of universal medical care insurance

Responses of Canadian physicians to the introduction of universal medical care insurance

the first five years in Quebec

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Published by U.S. Dept. of Health, Education, and Welfare, Public Health Service, Office of Health Research, Statistics, and Technology, National Center for Health Services Research, National Technical Information Service, [distributor in Hyattsville, Md, Springfield, Va .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Physicians -- Canada.,
  • Insurance, Health -- Canada.,
  • Medical care, Cost of -- Canada.,
  • Physicians -- Canada.,
  • Insurance, Physician Services -- Canada.,
  • Insurance, Major Medical -- Canada.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementMathematica Policy Research.
    SeriesDHEW publication -- no. (PHS) 80-3229., NCHSR research digest series
    ContributionsMathematica Policy Research, inc., National Center for Health Services Research.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationv, 21 p. ;
    Number of Pages21
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15250470M

    1. Introduction. Geography and sociodemography; Economic context; Political context; Health status; 2. Organization and governance Last modified: 23/01/ Overview of the health system. Presumably you are asking about health insurance companies only, since life and property and casualty companies would not be affected at all by single-payer unless single payer were extended to cover long-term care which might make a lot of life i.

    Medical Politics and Canadian Medicare 67 so as to guarantee the dominance and autonomy of the profession within the health care delivery system. Such dominance and autonomy was justified in the association’s view, not simply by the self-interests of physicians, but by the congruence of professional and public interests. The ink was barely dry on provincial hospital insurance before Douglass was at work on a plan to cover all essential medical coverage, regardless of where it was provided. Despite a massive propaganda campaign (in which Douglas was likened to Marx) and a three-week strike by Saskatchewan doctors, a universal health care plan went into effect on.

    The Fight for Medicare Saskatchewan faces a bitter doctors' strike over Canada's first universal health care plan "We feel we cannot practice under state-controlled medicine. it . Allan Blakeney, the health minister of the Canadian province of Saskatchewan who helped start North America’s first tax-financed universal health care system in , and was later the province’s premier, died Saturday at his home in was The Saskatchewan government said the cause was liver cancer. In , the government of To.


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Responses of Canadian physicians to the introduction of universal medical care insurance. Mathematica Policy Research, Inc.; National Center for Health Services Research. "February ". DHEW publication, no. (PHS) ; NCHSR research digest series. Mathematica Policy Research.

Responses of Canadian physicians to the introduction of universal medical care insurance: the first five years in Quebec / By National Center for Health Services Research. and Inc. Mathematica Policy Research. Author(s): Mathematica Policy Research, Inc.; National Center for Health Services Research.

Title(s): Responses of Canadian physicians to the introduction of universal medical care insurance: the first five years in Quebec/ Mathematica Policy Research.

Responses of Canadian physicians to the introduction of universal medical care insurance: The first five years in Quebec (DHEW Publication No. Hyattsville, MD: National Center for Health Services by:   “A Study of the Responses of Canadian Physicians to the Introduction of Universal Medical Care Insurance: The First Five Years in Quebec,” pursuant to contracts HRA— and HRA with DHEW.

Enterline, P., McDonald, J. C., McDonald, A. D., Davignon, L. and Salter, V. (a).Cited by: 3. Berry C, Brewster IA, Held PI, Kehrer BH, Manheim LM, Reinhardt U. A study of the responses of Canadian physicians to the introduction of universal medical care insurance: the first five years in Quebec.

Princeton, N.I.: Mathematica Policy Research, Reynolds RA, Abram JB, eds. Socioeconomic characteristics of medical practice Chicago.

A study of the responses of Canadian physicians to the introduction of universal medical care insurance: the first five years in Quebec. Princeton, Cited by: Methods.

A Cross Border Health Care Survey was drafted by a number of the authors and administered to Canadian physicians via the Canadian Medical Association’s e-panel.

The purpose of the survey was to gain an understanding of physicians’ experiences with and views of their patients acquiring health care out of country, either as medical tourists (paying out-of-pocket for their care Cited by: medical care insurance at the national level, it issued constant warnings that “ the introduction of medical care insurance, which they pejoratively referred to as socialized medicine, would lead to an exodus of doctors from the country.” (Taylor, 26) Furthermore, in the wake of Saskatchewan’s adoption of medicare, Alberta.

Medicare was born in Saskatchewan on July 1, It would be the first government-controlled, universal, comprehensive single-payer medical insurance plan in North America. It was a difficult birth. The North American medical establishment and the entire insurance industry were determined to stop Medicare in its tracks.

They feared it would. Saskatchewan introduced a universal, provincial medical insurance plan to provide doctors' services to all its residents in The federal government passed the Medical Care Act inwhich offered to reimburse, or cost share, one-half of provincial and territorial costs for medical services provided by a doctor outside hospitals.

Within six years, all the provinces. in despite a physician strike. The cause of universal medical coverage was then taken up in by the Royal Commission on Health Services, headed by Emmett Hall, which campaigned for a nationwide health insurance plan.8 This was introduced in under the Medical Care Act which offered another costFile Size: KB.

Berry C, Brewster JA, Held PJ, Kehrer B, Manheim L, Reinhardt U () A study on the responses of Canadian physicians to the introduction of universal medical care insurance: the first five years in Québec, project report 78– Mathematica Policy Research Google ScholarCited by: 1.

Using archival sources, I am recreating the history of Canadian Medicare from the introduction of universal hospital coverage in Saskatchewan until the Romanow Commission of Author: Gregory Marchildon.

Canada’ s universal health-care system: establishing universal publicly funded medical insurance for. focused and physician-focused nature of the Canadian.

Once again, doctors and private insurance companies resisted this development.8 In Douglas announced that his government was ready to enact a universal medical care plan.

The CCF fought the provincial election largely on the medicare issue, while the Liberals, backed by the Canadian Medical Association, ran an anti-medicare campaign. Healthcare in Canada is delivered through the provincial and territorial systems of publicly funded health care, informally called Medicare.

It is guided by the provisions of the Canada Health Act ofand is universal. Universal access to publicly funded health services is often considered by Canadians as a "fundamental value that ensures national health care insurance for.

-Liberal government proposes a system of universal health care insurance -Nothing actually came about from this discussion-other countries did move towards this but Canada did not - Although doctors opposed medical insurance from the beginning, they didn't think it.

The first section of the article provides an introduction to the The third section presents the responses of physicians in all Canadian provinces to questions concerning the more comprehensive and universal medical care insurance (Taylor). Final report study of the responses of Canadian physicians to the intro- duction of universal medical care insurance: The first five years of Quebec.

Malhematica Policy Res. Princeton, under Contract HRA and HRA to the National Center for Health Services Research, THOMAS T. WAN and JOEL H. BROIDA Cited by: 5. Medicare (French: assurance-maladie) is an unofficial designation used to refer to the publicly funded, single-payer health care system of 's health care system consists of 13 provincial and territorial health insurance plans that provide universal health care coverage to Canadian citizens, permanent residents, and certain temporary residents.The Canadian Medical Protective Association (CMPA) provides medical-legal protection to physicians licensed to practise medicine in Canada.

As the principal provider of medical liability protection in Canada, the CMPA is committed to protecting the professional integrity of physicians and promoting safe medical care.Primary care has proven to be extremely difficult to reform in Canada because of the original social compact between the state and physicians that led to the introduction of universal medical care insurance in the by: