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The Resource National health insurance in the United States and Canada : race, territory, and the roots of difference, Gerard W. Boychuk

National health insurance in the United States and Canada : race, territory, and the roots of difference, Gerard W. Boychuk

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National health insurance in the United States and Canada : race, territory, and the roots of difference
Title
National health insurance in the United States and Canada
Title remainder
race, territory, and the roots of difference
Statement of responsibility
Gerard W. Boychuk
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Language
eng
Summary
After World War II, the United States and Canada, two countries that were very similar in many ways, struck out on radically divergent paths to public health insurance. Canada developed a universal single-payer system of national health care, while the United States opted for a dual system that combines public health insurance for low-income and senior residents with private, primarily employer-provided health insuranceor no insurancefor everyone else. In National Health Insurance in the United States and Canada, Gerard W. Boychuk probes the historical development of health care in each coun
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Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
American governance and public policy series
National health insurance in the United States and Canada : race, territory, and the roots of difference, Gerard W. Boychuk
Label
National health insurance in the United States and Canada : race, territory, and the roots of difference, Gerard W. Boychuk
Link
http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.2307/j.ctt2tt2r5
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 213-224) and index
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online resource
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rdacarrier
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multicolored
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text
Content type code
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Contents
Explaining health insurance in the United States and Canada -- Similar beginnings, different contexts, 1910-40 -- Failure of reform in the Truman era, 1943-52 -- The medicare package, 1957-65 -- Race and the Clinton reforms -- Federal failure, provincial success: reform in Canada, 1945-49 -- National public hospital insurance and medical care insurance in Saskatchewan, 1950-62 -- Medical care insurance in Canada, 1962-84 -- The iconic status of health care in Canada, 1984-2008 -- Contemporary public health insurance in the United States and Canada -- Conclusions and implications
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1 online resource (xxii, 234 pages)
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9781589013773
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illustrations.
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