Private health insurance

Private health insurance

Women and Private Health Insurance

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English
Translated Title: 
Les femmes et l'assurance-maladie privée
Owning Org: 
Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
Women and Health Care Reform
Media Type: 
Paper
Online
Author: 
Women and Health Care Reform
Publisher: 
Women and Health Care Reform
Publication Date: 
2009
Publication Place: 
Winnipeg, MB

A look at why private health insurance matters to women. Women receive the majority of health care in Canada and are the primary providers of paid and unpaid health care within and outside their households.

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ISBN/ISSN: 
ISBN 9780981192710
Notes: 
Thinking Women: A series on Health Care Reform and Women

Women and Private Health Insurance : A Review of the Issues

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English
Owning Org: 
Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
Media Type: 
Paper
Online
Author: 
Women and Health Care Reform
Edition: 
Vol. 10, N. 1
Publisher: 
Network/Le Réseau
Publication Date: 
Fall/Winter 2007
Publication Place: 
Winnipeg, MB

Discusses what would be the impact of private health insurance on women and their families.

CDM Bulletin: medicare and the "European model"

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English
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Online
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Canadian Doctors for Medicare

Looking at the european model, discusses how private insurance for medically necessary physician and hospital services does not improve access to publicly insured services, does not lower costs or improve quality of care, can increase wait times for those not privately insured, and can exacerbate human resources shortages in the public sector.

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Manitoba Blue Cross

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Organization Type: 
Business
Service Language: 
English
Français
Street Address: 
599 Empress Street
City: 
Winnipeg
Province: 
Manitoba
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