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The Act establishes criteria and conditions related to insured health services and extended health care services that the provinces and territories must fulfill to receive the full federal cash contribution under the Canada Health Transfer (CHT).

Last Updated: Nov. 5, 2021
Date Published: Feb. 2, 2021
Organization: Health Canada
Formats: HTML
Keywords:  Canada Health Act, CHA, annual report 2019-2020, publicly-financed health-care system, Canadian health-insurance system
Federal

The aim of the Act is to ensure that all eligible residents of Canadian provinces and territories have reasonable access to medically necessary hospital, physician, and surgical-dental services that require a hospital setting, on a prepaid basis, without charges related to the provision of insured health care services.

Last Updated: Nov. 5, 2021
Date Published: Feb. 11, 2020
Organization: Health Canada
Formats: HTML
Keywords:  Canada Health Act, CHA, annual report 2018-2019, publicly-financed health-care system, Canadian health-insurance system
Federal

The Canadian health insurance system is achieved through 13 interlocking provincial and territorial health care insurance plans, and is designed to ensure that all eligible residents of Canadian provinces and territories have reasonable access to medically necessary hospital and physician services on a prepaid basis, without charges related to the provision of insured health services.

Last Updated: Nov. 5, 2021
Date Published: Jan. 23, 2019
Organization: Health Canada
Formats: HTML
Keywords:  Canada Health Act, CHA, annual report 2017-2018, publicly-financed health-care system, Canadian health-insurance system
Federal

Questions and answers regarding the Canada Health Act and health insurance issues

Last Updated: Nov. 5, 2021
Date Published: May 18, 2017
Organization: Health Canada
Formats: HTML
Keywords:  Canada Health Act, CHA, FAQ, questions and answers
Federal

The Government of Canada is moving forward with three new initiatives related to the Canada Health Act. In August 2018, the Minister of Health issued letters to the provinces and territories outlining the Diagnostic Services Policy, a new Reimbursement Policy, and requirements for strengthened reporting.

Last Updated: Nov. 5, 2021
Date Published: Dec. 17, 2018
Organization: Health Canada
Formats: HTML
Keywords:  Canada Health Act, CHA, new CHA Initiatives, diagnostic services policy, new reimbursement policy
Federal

Policies related to Group Health Insurance.

Last Updated: Feb. 24, 2022
Date Published: May 18, 2012
Organization: Veterans Affairs Canada
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Keywords:  Veterans Affairs Canada, VAC, Veterans, Policies, Group Health Insurance
Federal

Learn about Canada's health care system, including Medicare, funding, accessing health care services and delivery.

Last Updated: Nov. 1, 2021
Date Published: Oct. 23, 2016
Organization: Health Canada
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Keywords:  Canada's health care system, medicare, funding, accessing health-care services, health-care services delivery
Federal

Health Canada regulates legislation on a variety of topics that aim to protect the health of Canadians. The department's guidelines, which are based on extensive scientific research, often form the basis for new policies. Our department carefully observes the five principles of the Canada Health Act which are the cornerstone of the Canadian health care system.

Last Updated: Nov. 1, 2021
Date Published: May 18, 2017
Organization: Health Canada
Formats: HTML
Keywords:  Health care system, legislation and guidelines, Canada Health Act, CHA, five principles of CHA
Federal

Hospital care, sometimes called "acute care", is an important part of the health care system. The Government of Canada is responsible for setting and administering national principles or standards for the health care system through the Canada Health Act.

Last Updated: Nov. 1, 2021
Date Published: Oct. 23, 2016
Organization: Health Canada
Formats: HTML
Keywords:  hospital care, "acute care", health-care system, national principles, national standards, health-care system, Canada Health Act
Federal

The Health Human Resource Strategy is a component of the Health Care Policy Contribution Program. The goal of the Strategy is to aid the establishment of an adequate supply of health care providers while promoting optimal working conditions.

Last Updated: Nov. 1, 2021
Date Published: May 18, 2017
Organization: Health Canada
Formats: HTML
Keywords:  health human resource, health human-resource strategy, health-care policy, supply of health-care providers
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