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Kozak, Lola Jean; McCarthy, Eileen – Vital and Health Statistics, 1984
This document presents a statistical study of hospital use by children in the United States and Canada designed to determine why the hospital discharge rate of children in the United States is lower than many other Western industrialized nations, although the discharge rate for the general U.S. population is higher. Several reasons for the lower…
Descriptors: Access to Health Care, Adolescents, Children, Delivery Systems
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Berry, Charles; And Others – 1980
Canada's experience with national health insurance is examined from 1971, when a comprehensive first-dollar coverage system of benefits began in the Province of Quebec, until 1975. The study defines medical market areas in the province and asks questions about the effect of the Quebec insurance plan on the distribution of physicians, the supply of…
Descriptors: Consumer Protection, Federal Programs, Fees, Foreign Countries