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Re-Minding Our Ps and Qs : Medical Cost Controls in Canada

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  • Barer, M.L.
  • Lomas, J.
  • Sanmartin, C.

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During the past few years the landscape of Canadian physician reimbursement policy has undergone dramatic changes. Rapidly eroding fiscal environments for provincial (and federal) governments have forced provinces to "get serious" about controlling a significant, previously uncontrolled budget lines: Physicians expenditures.

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  • Barer, M.L. & Lomas, J. & Sanmartin, C., 1996. "Re-Minding Our Ps and Qs : Medical Cost Controls in Canada," Centre for Health Services and Policy Research 96:6r, University of British Columbia - Centre for Health Services and Policy Research..
  • Handle: RePEc:fth:brichs:96:6r
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    Cited by:

    1. Basu, Kisalaya & Rajbhandary, Sameer, 2006. "Interprovincial migration of physicians in Canada: What are the determinants?," Health Policy, Elsevier, vol. 76(2), pages 186-193, April.
    2. Skinner, Jonathan & Fisher, Elliott, 1997. "Regional Disparities in Medicare Expenditures: An Opportunity for Reform," National Tax Journal, National Tax Association;National Tax Journal, vol. 50(3), pages 413-425, September.
    3. Sara Allin & Michael Baker & Maripier Isabelle & Mark Stabile, 2015. "Physician Incentives and the Rise in C-sections: Evidence from Canada," NBER Working Papers 21022, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.

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    Keywords

    HEALTH SERVICES ; COSTS;

    JEL classification:

    • I10 - Health, Education, and Welfare - - Health - - - General
    • I11 - Health, Education, and Welfare - - Health - - - Analysis of Health Care Markets

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