Back to Basics: understanding why health care costs in Canada just continue to spiral
Two weeks ago, Prof. Herb Emery published a commentary calling for the return to the original concept of Medical Necessity in funding and managing health care. This would open up the opportunity for enterprising professionals to offer services that are desired and needed by the public but outside the bounds of the restrictions of the Canada Health Act.
This discussion typically brings out strong positions in opposition that suggest there is no room for a Two Tier Health System and that all must be treated equally, if in mediocre fashion, in the system. Read more here
Ken McGeorge, BS,DHA,CHE is a career health care executive based in Fredericton, NB, Canada.