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Allocation of health care resources

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy389

Last Reviewed
2014-03-01
Date
2000-08-16
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Ethics and medical professionalism
Resolution
GC00-186
That the Canadian Medical Association work with its divisions and affiliates to determine and proclaim the values that should influence health care priority setting and allocation of health care resources in Canada.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2014-03-01
Date
2000-08-16
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Ethics and medical professionalism
Resolution
GC00-186
That the Canadian Medical Association work with its divisions and affiliates to determine and proclaim the values that should influence health care priority setting and allocation of health care resources in Canada.
Text
That the Canadian Medical Association work with its divisions and affiliates to determine and proclaim the values that should influence health care priority setting and allocation of health care resources in Canada.
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Canada Health Act principles

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy393

Last Reviewed
2014-03-01
Date
2000-08-16
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Health human resources
Resolution
GC00-190
That in the interpretation and application of the principles of the Canada Health Act, the Canadian Medical Association endorses the requirement for the inclusion of patient care objectives reflecting the need for available, quality, seamless, and timely service provision, as well as the inclusion of management objectives incorporating the notions of sustainability, accountability, equity and long-term planning.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2014-03-01
Date
2000-08-16
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Health human resources
Resolution
GC00-190
That in the interpretation and application of the principles of the Canada Health Act, the Canadian Medical Association endorses the requirement for the inclusion of patient care objectives reflecting the need for available, quality, seamless, and timely service provision, as well as the inclusion of management objectives incorporating the notions of sustainability, accountability, equity and long-term planning.
Text
That in the interpretation and application of the principles of the Canada Health Act, the Canadian Medical Association endorses the requirement for the inclusion of patient care objectives reflecting the need for available, quality, seamless, and timely service provision, as well as the inclusion of management objectives incorporating the notions of sustainability, accountability, equity and long-term planning.
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Clinical care to incorporate evidence-based technological advances

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy399

Last Reviewed
2014-03-01
Date
2000-08-16
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Health information and e-health
Resolution
GC00-196
That federal, provincial and territorial governments respond to the health care needs of Canadians by ensuring the provision of clinical care that continually incorporates evidence-based technological advances in information, prevention, and diagnostic and therapeutic services.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2014-03-01
Date
2000-08-16
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Health information and e-health
Resolution
GC00-196
That federal, provincial and territorial governments respond to the health care needs of Canadians by ensuring the provision of clinical care that continually incorporates evidence-based technological advances in information, prevention, and diagnostic and therapeutic services.
Text
That federal, provincial and territorial governments respond to the health care needs of Canadians by ensuring the provision of clinical care that continually incorporates evidence-based technological advances in information, prevention, and diagnostic and therapeutic services.
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CMA to work with federal government on sustainability of health care

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy397

Last Reviewed
2014-03-01
Date
2000-08-16
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Resolution
GC00-194
That the Canadian Medical Association assist the federal government in leading a discussion to develop a collaborative strategy to ensure the sustainability of Canada's health care system.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2014-03-01
Date
2000-08-16
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Resolution
GC00-194
That the Canadian Medical Association assist the federal government in leading a discussion to develop a collaborative strategy to ensure the sustainability of Canada's health care system.
Text
That the Canadian Medical Association assist the federal government in leading a discussion to develop a collaborative strategy to ensure the sustainability of Canada's health care system.
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Collaborative development of a long-term vision for health care in Canada

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy396

Last Reviewed
2014-03-01
Date
2000-08-16
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Health human resources
Resolution
GC00-193
That federal, provincial and territorial governments rise above their political differences to develop a long-term vision for health care in Canada in collaboration with the public, physicians and other health care stakeholders.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2014-03-01
Date
2000-08-16
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Health human resources
Resolution
GC00-193
That federal, provincial and territorial governments rise above their political differences to develop a long-term vision for health care in Canada in collaboration with the public, physicians and other health care stakeholders.
Text
That federal, provincial and territorial governments rise above their political differences to develop a long-term vision for health care in Canada in collaboration with the public, physicians and other health care stakeholders.
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Confidentiality of medical records

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy598

Last Reviewed
2017-03-04
Date
1979-06-20
Topics
Health information and e-health
Ethics and medical professionalism
Resolution
GC79-2
The Canadian Medical Association deplores any action taken by any level of government which threatens confidentiality of medical records.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2017-03-04
Date
1979-06-20
Topics
Health information and e-health
Ethics and medical professionalism
Resolution
GC79-2
The Canadian Medical Association deplores any action taken by any level of government which threatens confidentiality of medical records.
Text
The Canadian Medical Association deplores any action taken by any level of government which threatens confidentiality of medical records.
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Government funding for health information technology

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy402

Last Reviewed
2014-03-01
Date
2000-08-16
Topics
Health information and e-health
Resolution
GC00-200
That the federal, provincial and territorial governments fund the health information technology required to enhance the delivery of quality care and sustain the health care system.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2014-03-01
Date
2000-08-16
Topics
Health information and e-health
Resolution
GC00-200
That the federal, provincial and territorial governments fund the health information technology required to enhance the delivery of quality care and sustain the health care system.
Text
That the federal, provincial and territorial governments fund the health information technology required to enhance the delivery of quality care and sustain the health care system.
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Health care priorities

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy390

Last Reviewed
2014-03-01
Date
2000-08-16
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Resolution
GC00-187
That the medical profession advocate to ensure that in establishing health care priorities the basic medical needs of all citizens, especially the vulnerable, are met.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2014-03-01
Date
2000-08-16
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Resolution
GC00-187
That the medical profession advocate to ensure that in establishing health care priorities the basic medical needs of all citizens, especially the vulnerable, are met.
Text
That the medical profession advocate to ensure that in establishing health care priorities the basic medical needs of all citizens, especially the vulnerable, are met.
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Impact of health system reforms on primary and specialty care

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy400

Last Reviewed
2014-03-01
Date
2000-08-16
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Resolution
GC00-197
That the Canadian Medical Association work with its Divisions and affiliates to assess the impact of health system reforms on the sustainability of primary and specialty care in Canada.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2014-03-01
Date
2000-08-16
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Resolution
GC00-197
That the Canadian Medical Association work with its Divisions and affiliates to assess the impact of health system reforms on the sustainability of primary and specialty care in Canada.
Text
That the Canadian Medical Association work with its Divisions and affiliates to assess the impact of health system reforms on the sustainability of primary and specialty care in Canada.
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Improving health care system

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy404

Last Reviewed
2014-03-01
Date
2000-08-16
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Resolution
GC00-202
That the federal, provincial and territorial governments work in partnership with the public, Canadian Medical Association, its divisions and affiliates and other health care stakeholders to continue to work to improve efficiency and effectiveness in the health care system.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2014-03-01
Date
2000-08-16
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Resolution
GC00-202
That the federal, provincial and territorial governments work in partnership with the public, Canadian Medical Association, its divisions and affiliates and other health care stakeholders to continue to work to improve efficiency and effectiveness in the health care system.
Text
That the federal, provincial and territorial governments work in partnership with the public, Canadian Medical Association, its divisions and affiliates and other health care stakeholders to continue to work to improve efficiency and effectiveness in the health care system.
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Insurance policy restrictions for mental, nervous and addictive disorders

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy414

Last Reviewed
2014-03-01
Date
2000-08-16
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Resolution
GC00-220
That the Canadian Medical Association engage in a formal dialogue with the insurance industry and worker compensation organizations to discuss the burden on patients and health care providers of restrictive policy underwriting, enhanced claims scrutinizing and onerous assessment processes for mental, nervous and addictive disorders and seek solutions equitable to all parties.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2014-03-01
Date
2000-08-16
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Resolution
GC00-220
That the Canadian Medical Association engage in a formal dialogue with the insurance industry and worker compensation organizations to discuss the burden on patients and health care providers of restrictive policy underwriting, enhanced claims scrutinizing and onerous assessment processes for mental, nervous and addictive disorders and seek solutions equitable to all parties.
Text
That the Canadian Medical Association engage in a formal dialogue with the insurance industry and worker compensation organizations to discuss the burden on patients and health care providers of restrictive policy underwriting, enhanced claims scrutinizing and onerous assessment processes for mental, nervous and addictive disorders and seek solutions equitable to all parties.
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Medically required services

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy606

Last Reviewed
2014-03-01
Date
1989-08-23
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Resolution
GC89-29
That the Canadian Medical Association seek clarification and definition of the term "medically required service", as applied to health funding legislation.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2014-03-01
Date
1989-08-23
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Resolution
GC89-29
That the Canadian Medical Association seek clarification and definition of the term "medically required service", as applied to health funding legislation.
Text
That the Canadian Medical Association seek clarification and definition of the term "medically required service", as applied to health funding legislation.
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National health care goals

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy391

Last Reviewed
2014-03-01
Date
2000-08-16
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Resolution
GC00-188
That the Canadian Medical Association develop a values-based process involving physicians, other health care providers, patient/citizen groups and federal/provincial/territorial governments to establish national health care goals and priorities.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2014-03-01
Date
2000-08-16
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Resolution
GC00-188
That the Canadian Medical Association develop a values-based process involving physicians, other health care providers, patient/citizen groups and federal/provincial/territorial governments to establish national health care goals and priorities.
Text
That the Canadian Medical Association develop a values-based process involving physicians, other health care providers, patient/citizen groups and federal/provincial/territorial governments to establish national health care goals and priorities.
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National health insurance

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy392

Last Reviewed
2014-03-01
Date
2000-08-16
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Resolution
GC00-189
That the federal government re-establish its moral authority to enforce the principles of national health insurance as embodied in the Canada Health Act by adequately funding the system on a long-term sustainable basis.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2014-03-01
Date
2000-08-16
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Resolution
GC00-189
That the federal government re-establish its moral authority to enforce the principles of national health insurance as embodied in the Canada Health Act by adequately funding the system on a long-term sustainable basis.
Text
That the federal government re-establish its moral authority to enforce the principles of national health insurance as embodied in the Canada Health Act by adequately funding the system on a long-term sustainable basis.
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Professional development as part of CMA e-strategy

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy468

Last Reviewed
2014-03-01
Date
2000-08-16
Topics
Health human resources
Health information and e-health
Resolution
GC00-12
That General Council endorse Canadian Medical Association's offering of professional development to physicians as part of the Canadian Medical Association's e-strategy.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2014-03-01
Date
2000-08-16
Topics
Health human resources
Health information and e-health
Resolution
GC00-12
That General Council endorse Canadian Medical Association's offering of professional development to physicians as part of the Canadian Medical Association's e-strategy.
Text
That General Council endorse Canadian Medical Association's offering of professional development to physicians as part of the Canadian Medical Association's e-strategy.
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Public and private funding of health care.

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy406

Last Reviewed
2014-03-01
Date
2000-08-16
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Resolution
GC00-204
That the federal, provincial and territorial governments, in close partnership with health care organizations (including the Canadian Medical Association and its Divisions and affiliates) and the public, initiate and maintain a process to promote full understanding of the respective roles and boundaries of the public and private sectors in the funding and delivery of health care.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2014-03-01
Date
2000-08-16
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Resolution
GC00-204
That the federal, provincial and territorial governments, in close partnership with health care organizations (including the Canadian Medical Association and its Divisions and affiliates) and the public, initiate and maintain a process to promote full understanding of the respective roles and boundaries of the public and private sectors in the funding and delivery of health care.
Text
That the federal, provincial and territorial governments, in close partnership with health care organizations (including the Canadian Medical Association and its Divisions and affiliates) and the public, initiate and maintain a process to promote full understanding of the respective roles and boundaries of the public and private sectors in the funding and delivery of health care.
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Publicly funded Medicare program

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy403

Last Reviewed
2014-03-01
Date
2000-08-16
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Resolution
GC00-201
That the Canadian Medical Association develop a series of options, of greater and lesser intensity, for engaging the public in a dialogue concerning the future scope and financing of Canada's publicly funded Medicare program and assist the Divisions, in a manner to be determined by the Canadian Medical Association Board, in applying those options at the local level.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2014-03-01
Date
2000-08-16
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Resolution
GC00-201
That the Canadian Medical Association develop a series of options, of greater and lesser intensity, for engaging the public in a dialogue concerning the future scope and financing of Canada's publicly funded Medicare program and assist the Divisions, in a manner to be determined by the Canadian Medical Association Board, in applying those options at the local level.
Text
That the Canadian Medical Association develop a series of options, of greater and lesser intensity, for engaging the public in a dialogue concerning the future scope and financing of Canada's publicly funded Medicare program and assist the Divisions, in a manner to be determined by the Canadian Medical Association Board, in applying those options at the local level.
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Publicly insured health care services

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy398

Last Reviewed
2020-02-29
Date
2000-08-16
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Resolution
GC00-195
That the federal, provincial and territorial governments work in partnership with the public, physicians and other health care stakeholders to determine which health care services will be publicly insured.
Policy Type
Policy resolution
Last Reviewed
2020-02-29
Date
2000-08-16
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Resolution
GC00-195
That the federal, provincial and territorial governments work in partnership with the public, physicians and other health care stakeholders to determine which health care services will be publicly insured.
Text
That the federal, provincial and territorial governments work in partnership with the public, physicians and other health care stakeholders to determine which health care services will be publicly insured.
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Tax programs and health care services

https://policybase.cma.ca/en/permalink/policy431

Last Reviewed
2020-02-29
Date
2001-08-15
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Resolution
GC01-52
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
2020-02-29
Date
2001-08-15
Topics
Health systems, system funding and performance
Resolution
GC01-52
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.
Text
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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