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Ontario health-care spending not keeping pace with aging population: FAO

Editor’s note: This is a corrected story. An earlier version had an incorrect amount for funds dedicated to the OHIP+ plan. 

A growing and aging population is adding pressure to Ontario’s health-care system and spending isn’t keeping up — a situation that could result in compromised quality of care if left unaddressed, the province’s fiscal watchdog warned Wednesday. 481 more words


JAMA Forum: The Good and Bad News of Health Care Employment

Health care has long been one of the bright spots in the US employment situation. As people have moved out of manufacturing, health care has been a prominent landing place. 1,244 more words

Health Policy

The Republican tax bill and the nation’s health

The Republican-controlled Congress voted a major tax bill before Christmas 2017.  No Democrats in the Congress voted for it, because most of the tax cuts will go to… 570 more words

Alex Pierson: Ontario health care has gone to the dogs

Health care has gone to the dogs. My dog in particular.

Where do I sign up?

Two weeks ago, I noticed my dog Butter walking oddly. 805 more words


Health spending in Canada to reach $242B this year: report

TORONTO – Health spending in Canada is expected to reach $6,604 per capita this year – or about $200 more per person compared to last year – according to a report released Tuesday by the Canadian Institute for Health Information. 218 more words


Employers saving thousands on medical bills due to up-front pricing | KFOR.com

Yet there are still many among us who refuse to believe that price honesty in an open market can “bend the healthcare cost curve” – let alone that it is essential for affordable healthcare. 45 more words

The GOP Congress Needs to Get Back to Fundamentals

Granted that it is hard to implement good policy with a populist President like Donald Trump who is most interested in stirring up his base, nevertheless the Republican Congress is making some serious policy mistakes: 261 more words

Jack Heidel