The median wait between specialist visit to treatment in the province exceeded what physicians consider reasonable by more than one month.
cost of waiting for treatment
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Countries with shorter wait times do universal health care differently than Canada.
August 12, 2021 9:06AM
Canada ranked last on timely access to specialist consultations and elective/non-emergency surgery.
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According to the survey, an estimated 1.2 million Canadians waited for treatment last year.
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According to the Quebec government, an estimated 140,000 patients are waiting for surgery in the province.
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The estimated time to clear the backlog has been reduced from 24 months to 15 months.
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An estimated 22,000 cancelled elective surgeries were put on hold in Alberta.
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Wait times cost Canadians up to $1,963 for each person waiting for treatment.
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An estimated 1,064,286 Canadians waited for medically necessary treatment in 2019.
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Between 1997 and 2019, the cost of public health care for the average Canadian family grew 1.7 times faster than the average income.