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The Gazette: Quebec's health-care system has enough money; but it needs to reorganize its funding to reward innovation and efficiency

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Published: 6 Apr 2010

(Op-Ed by Wendy Thomson, Director of McGill School of Social Work): "With its announcement of what will ultimately be a $200-per-adult health tax and its plan to introduce user fees, the Quebec budget brought the financing of our health-care system roaring back onto the public agenda…"

Op-Ed by Wendy Thomson, Director of McGill School of Social Work:

"With its announcement of what will ultimately be a $200-per-adult health tax and its plan to introduce user fees, the Quebec budget brought the financing of our health-care system roaring back onto the public agenda. Canada's universal health-care system needs new ideas, on that we agree. But experience in Britain and elsewhere suggests there are better alternatives for reforming - and maintaining - universal health care than those announced this week…"

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