Lessons in Law + Health | If Socialized Medicine and Private Medicine Meet — “only eligible for payment” (Canada) – when a service is described as ‘only eligible for payment’ when certain conditions are met and those conditions are not met, the service becomes not eligible for payment.
Canada | Socialized Medicine | Private Payments | Tension
Not eligible for payment, but medically necessary
Written by Dr. Shawn Whatley on December 28, 2018 for CanadianHealthcareNetwork.ca
Imagine that all bakers were nationalized under the Canada Food Act, also known as Foodiecare. Selling bread is too important to leave to bakers. Bakers may sell bread, but only under special rules, unknown to most customers. Customers need protection. They might buy bread they do not need.