Healthcare Costs in Canada: Stopping Bad News Getting Worse
12 Pages Posted: 26 Apr 2018
Date Written: April 5, 2018
Preliminary figures show faster growth in the amounts governments are budgeting for healthcare over the past three years, according to a new report from the C.D. Howe Institute. In “Healthcare Costs in Canada: Stopping Bad News Getting Worse,” author William B.P. Robson warns that the preliminary figures likely understate the acceleration, since later figures typically reveal that provinces and territories have overshot their budget targets.
Keywords: Health Care Spending
JEL Classification: I10; H51
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