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The Bottom Line: The Truth Behind Private Health Care in Canada

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The Alberta government has been looking to the private sector—and in particular to private health insurance—to solve health care problems. In this highly readable and well-researched book, Diana Gibson and Colleen Fuller get to the real story behind private health insurance and offer viable solutions for strengthening Canada’s public health care system from within.
Paperback, 96 pages
Published April 1st 2006 by Newest Publishers
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Aug 06, 2014 Christina rated it it was ok
This book is well written and succinctly argued. It presents the issues in a way that is easy to understand. As a healthcare worker new to Canada, I'd picked this book up as contextual reading, so it didn't include the level of detail I was looking for. However, it was more relevant than I expected - I live in Alberta and it provided much information on the politics and history of private insurance in Alberta.

Good for the everyday reader, although I think it's potentially outdated at this point
Sep 07, 2009 Phil rated it it was amazing
Every Canadian should read this book. It should be mandatory reading for school children and university students
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