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Unformatted text preview: Hanjie Wei ELI 300/WINTER 2008 The main differences between two health care system (1)The United States is currently studying various proposals to reform its health care system. (2)Often, Canada’s health care system is cited as a possible model to be emulated. (3)Curiously, Canadians sometimes look to the United States for ways to improve their system. (4)However, these two country still have some disparate attributes in financial barrier, the access to services and administration. (5)In Canada, there is no financial barrier to care. (6)All Canadians have insured access to medically necessary hospital and physician services under their provincial government health insurance plan. (7)Under the Canada Health Act, the provinces must not accept user fees for publicly insured services, except for extended care for those with chronic illness living in hospitals, nursing homes and similar institutions. (8)In the United States, the access to health care is often limited by financial barriers, such as the high cost of private insurance, inadequacies in...
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This note was uploaded on 04/01/2008 for the course ELI 300 taught by Professor Songya during the Spring '08 term at University of Michigan.
- Spring '08