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CANADA | Discussions: “Private pay is no cure—fixing wait times is”

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Written by By Colleen Flood and Dr. Jane Philpott on September 21, 2020 for CanadianHealthcareNetwork.ca

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Colleen M. Flood is Director of the Centre for Health Law, Policy and Ethics and University Research Chair at the University of Ottawa. Dr. Jane Philpott is a former Federal Minister of Health and Dean of the Faculty of Health Sciences, Queen’s University.

The Cambie decision was recently released by Justice Steeves of the British Columbia Supreme Court after 93 days of argument and 101 witnesses. In a whopping 880-page decision, Justice Steeves found that BC laws putting limits on a two-tier health system do not contravene the Charter of Rights and Freedoms … Arguments centered on whether permitting doctors to be paid by public medicare and simultaneously bill patients directly, or through private insurers, or all three, is a good idea.

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SOURCE: https://www.canadianhealthcarenetwork.ca/healthcaremanagers/discussions/private-pay-is-no-cure-fixing-wait-times-is-41188?utm_source=EmailMarketing&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Healthcare_Newsletter_Thursday&oly_enc_id=6688E3273256J7A


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