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Regarding the Canada Health Act

Albert P. Fogarty

Regarding the Canada Health Act

presentation to the House of Commons Standing Committee on Health, Welfare and Social Services

by Albert P. Fogarty

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Published in Ottawa .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Canada,
  • Medical care -- Law and legislation -- Canada

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Albert P. Fogarty, Minister of Health & Social Services, Prince Edward Island
    The Physical Object
    Pagination14 p. ;
    Number of Pages14
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23807184M

    The Canada Health Act (CHA) has served Canadians extremely well since However, to continue to realize the values that lie behind the Act, some changes are needed. In this paper, we propose significant reforms to the CHA. Three goals drive our recommendations: first, how to modernize the criteria of the CHA and expand its scope to better. The Mental Health Act of Alberta was enacted to provide safeguards, supports and supervision, for mentally ill individuals. In , the Minister of Health initiated the process to examine the Act to ensure that the legislation remains responsive to the needs of involuntary patients and to provide a community treatment option.


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The Canada Health Act Division responds to enquiries regarding the Canada Health Act and health insurance issues from the public, government departments, stakeholder organizations and the media. For information beyond what is available here, please refer to the current Canada Health Act Annual Report, or contact the Canada Health Act Division.

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Universal access to publicly funded health services is often considered by Canadians as a "fundamental value that ensures national health care insurance for everyone. Canada’s health-care system is a point of Canadian pride. We hold it up as a defining national characteristic and an example of what makes us different from Americans.

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ISSUE/SURVEY PAPER The Canada Health Act This paper is one of a series of nine Regarding the Canada Health Act book issue/survey Regarding the Canada Health Act book designed to help Canadians make informed decisions about the future of Canada’s healthcare system.

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Canada Health Act has come to be regarded by many as a symbol of what it means to be Canadian. Canadians continue to support the principles of the Canada Health Act, as do provin-cial and territorial governments, whose health insurance legislation mirrors the principles and requirements of the Act.

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