The problems with the tax exemption for employer-paid health and dental benefits portend a larger problem with Canada’s tax system.
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To understand health insurance performance, measure the right outcomes - Appeared in the Halifax Chronicle-Herald, New Brunswick Telegraph Journal, and Fredericton Daily Gleaner
Are Canadians getting good value for money from their health insurance system? This question is often discussed among health economists and policymakers. And while its important to know whether citizens are getting the best bang for their health buck, its imperative that the appropriate outcomes are measured in order to accurately assess the economic performance of a health insurance system.