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

Boychuk, Gerard William, 1967-

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  • Creator Gerard W. Boychuk
  • Format Books
  • Publication Washington, D.C. : Georgetown University Press, [2008] ©2008
  • Series
  • Physical Details
    • xxii, 234 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
  • ISBNs 9781589012066, 1589012062
  • OCLC ocn180907894

Notes

  • Includes bibliographical references (pages 213-224) and index.

Contents

  • 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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