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Revisions to the Indian Act

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy421
Date
2001-Aug-15
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Ethics and medical professionalism
Resolution
That Canadian Medical Association seek assurance from the federal minister of health and the minister of Indian affairs and northern development that early, ongoing and meaningful discussions with all relevant stakeholders will take place, with a view to ensuring that revisions to the Indian Act do not infringe on the health and privacy of health information of aboriginal peoples in Canada.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2015-Feb-28
Date
2001-Aug-15
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Ethics and medical professionalism
Resolution
That Canadian Medical Association seek assurance from the federal minister of health and the minister of Indian affairs and northern development that early, ongoing and meaningful discussions with all relevant stakeholders will take place, with a view to ensuring that revisions to the Indian Act do not infringe on the health and privacy of health information of aboriginal peoples in Canada.
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Tax programs and health care services

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy431
Date
2001-Aug-15
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Resolution
That Canadian Medical Association recommend to the federal, provincial and territorial governments that they should immediately review the creation of tax-related programs that will help patients offset the ever-increasing out-of-pocket cost of health care services, which should include: 1. an increase in the currently allowable medical tax credit, and 2. a health savings plan similar to the RRSP program for application to anticipated future expenses such as long-term care, home care and pharmacological expenses.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2015-Feb-28
Date
2001-Aug-15
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Resolution
That Canadian Medical Association recommend to the federal, provincial and territorial governments that they should immediately review the creation of tax-related programs that will help patients offset the ever-increasing out-of-pocket cost of health care services, which should include: 1. an increase in the currently allowable medical tax credit, and 2. a health savings plan similar to the RRSP program for application to anticipated future expenses such as long-term care, home care and pharmacological expenses.
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Health delivery in primary care

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy436
Date
2001-Aug-15
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Resolution
That Canadian Medical Association support in principle the concept of, and the development of models of care involving primary care physicians and primary care practitioners, which is not the replacement of physician services by other health care practitioners, but rather an enhanced model of health delivery in primary care.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2015-Feb-28
Date
2001-Aug-15
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Resolution
That Canadian Medical Association support in principle the concept of, and the development of models of care involving primary care physicians and primary care practitioners, which is not the replacement of physician services by other health care practitioners, but rather an enhanced model of health delivery in primary care.
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