Managing Healthcare for an Aging Population: Ontario's Troubling Collision Course
14 Pages Posted: 21 Dec 2014
Date Written: December 10, 2014
Ontarians carry a $1.19 trillion fiscal burden – the higher tax bill for increased healthcare costs over the next half-century – and should prepare now for the coming demographic squeeze, says a report released today from the C.D. Howe Institute. In “Managing Healthcare for an Aging Population: Ontario’s Troubling Collision Course,” authors William B.P. Robson, Colin Busby and Aaron Jacobs recommend that Ontario prefund selected healthcare services and benchmark against other provinces to get better health bang for their tax bucks.
Keywords: Social Policy, Health Policy, Healthcare, Seniors
JEL Classification: I18, H51
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