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Carolyn Hughes Tuohy

Carolyn Tuohy is a professor emeritus of political science and founding fellow in the School of Public Policy and Governance at the University of Toronto.

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Exploring Social Insurance

Can a Dose of Europe Cure Canadian Health Care Finance?
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Remaking Policy

Remaking Policy

Scale, Pace, and Political Strategy in Health Care Reform
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Is Two-Tier Health Care the Future?
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“….overcoming the many barriers and interest groups opposed to universal medicare was a hard-won political war waged over many years, particularly with respect to medical associations who fought tooth and nail against the prospect of a public health care system and various politicians who were ideologically in favour of maintaining a significant role for private health insurance.  The melange of laws that exist across the provinces, and the Canada Health Act itself, are thus a product of the particular history and context of medicare, including political accommodations necessary to bring doctors into the public plan (for example, they are not public employees but independent contractors mostly paid on a fee-for-service basis with still relatively little governmental control over their clinical decision-making).”

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Canada: The State of the Federation, 2012

Canada: The State of the Federation, 2012

Regions, Resources, and Resiliency
edition:eBook
also available: Paperback
tagged : canadian
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