With increasing concerns of debts and deficits, Canada’s publicly funded health care system has recently become the target of fiscal attack. Efforts to reform and restructure the system have produced few results. Currently, some governments throughout the country are looking towards a more radical approach. An approach that would see not only the reform and restructuring of the method of operation of the current system, but that would change the system entirely. The proposed idea?
Another act, known as the Hospital Act allowed the provinces to develop their own health plans. Some provinces took a more inflexible approach to billing. After these acts were implemente... ... middle of paper ... ...hat take place regarding health policy. Primary care reform is taking place across country. (Krieger, 2013).Canada is working towards integrating nurse practitioners in all provinces which may help lower wait times (Johnson & Stoskopf, 2010).
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