In 2016, the median wait to see a specialist for treatment after receiving a referral from a GP was 20 weeks.
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In 2016, patients in Canada could expect to wait 20 weeks between GP referral and treatment.
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Wait times remain a serious problem in all 10 provinces.
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It’s likely no coincidence that countries with cost-sharing programs in place have waiting times that are significantly shorter than those in Canada.
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British Columbia’s health ministry recently announced it will invest $10 million to increase surgical capacity, with an eye on reducing wait times.
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Drug Coverage for low-income families: The Canadian Reality and Lessons from Switzerland and the Netherlands
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