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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.

Book details:

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 LibraryOL17825053M

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1. 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 in , which 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.