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Assessing progressivity and catastrophic effect of out-of-pocket payments for healthcare in Canada: 2010-2015

TitleAssessing progressivity and catastrophic effect of out-of-pocket payments for healthcare in Canada: 2010-2015
Year of Publication2019
AuthorsEdmonds, S., and Hajizadeh M.
JournalThe European Journal of Health Economics
Volume20
Pages1001 - 1011
Keywordscanada, catastrophic payments, equity, out-of-pocket payments, progressivity
Abstract

{Equity in healthcare is an important policy objective of the Canadian healthcare system. Out-of-pocket payments for healthcare (OPPH) by Canadian households account for a substantial share of total healthcare expenditures. Using data from Statistics Canada's Survey of Household Spending (SHS

URLhttps://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s10198-019-01074-x
DOI10.1007/s10198-019-01074-x