Managing Healthcare for an Aging Population: How Manitoba Can Confront Its Healthcare Glacier
14 Pages Posted: 21 Dec 2014
Date Written: December 11, 2014
Manitobans carry a $91 billion 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: How Manitoba Can Confront Its Healthcare Glacier,” authors William B.P. Robson, Colin Busby and Aaron Jacobs recommend changes to protect young Manitobans from the burden they will otherwise bear as the tax base grows more slowly and healthcare costs rise.
Keywords: Social Policy, Health Policy, Healthcare, Seniors
JEL Classification: I18, H51
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