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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).
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.
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.
Questions and answers regarding the Canada Health Act and health insurance issues
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.
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Learn about Canada's health care system, including Medicare, funding, accessing health care services and delivery.
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.
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.
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.