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What You Need to Know about Health Care in Canada

Written by Julie. Posted in Employee benefit consultants, Group health benefits, Small business health insurance tax credit

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Unlike in the United States, health insurance in Canada is provided through a publicly funded health care system. The Canada Health Act of 1984 set up this system by specifying the conditions and criteria to which the provincial and territorial health insurance programs must conform in order to receive federal transfer payments. This health care system is primarily funded through income taxes, although some provinces charge additional fees. As a result of the Canada He