Myth: a parallel private system would reduce waiting times in the public system: busted again!

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Resource Language: 
English
Media Type: 
Paper
Online
Publisher: 
Mythbusters
Publication Date: 
2005
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Argues that parallel private systems do not cut
public waiting lists-in fact, research evidence
shows they appear to lengthen waits for healthcare in public systems.

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Includes bibliographical references.