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DSCI 490 Capstone Winter 2024 - Health


Medicare is a term that refers to Canada's publicly funded healthcare system. Instead of having a single national plan, Canada has a system of 13 provincial and territorial healthcare insurance plans. 

Roles and responsibilities for healthcare services are shared between provincial and territorial governments and the federal government. Information on the BC Healthcare system

First Nations Health Authority in 2013, BC was the first jurisdiction in Canada to establish in conjunction with Indigenous Nations a province-wide health authority with responsibility for health programs, services, and responsibilities formerly provided by Health Canada's First Nations Inuit Health Branch - Pacific Region.

The provincial and territorial governments are responsible for the management, organization, and delivery of healthcare services for their residents.

The federal government is responsible for:

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