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Essay heading: a comparitive analysis of north american health care systems
 
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Generally speaking, the Canadian health care system has been roughly 69%-75% publicly funded. While many of the services provided are through private practices and corporations, the actual payments for the treatments come mainly through the hands of the government. According to Dr. Albert Schumacher, the former president of the Canadian Medical Association, an estimated 75 percent of Canadian health care services are delivered privately, but funded publicly...
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According to Dr. Albert Schumacher, the former president of the Canadian Medical Association, an estimated 75 percent of Canadian health care services are delivered privately, but funded publicly. Some of the limitations on the Canadian universal health care system are things like; cosmetic dentistry, prescription drugs, and optometry...
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