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Canadian Federal government cuts reimbursements for military health care, hospitals on the hook for millions

Canadian Federal government cuts reimbursements for military health care, hospitals on the hook for millions

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The federal government has quietly rolled back what it pays hospitals to take care of military members, according to multiple sources. Global News has confirmed with sources within the military, provincial and federal governments that the federal government made major changes this spring to the fees it reimburses to hospitals when they provide health care to military members – and that’s leading to fears some members could be denied health care services. Under the Canada Health Act and provincial health acts, members of the military are not eligible for public health coverage under provincial plans.
Source: Canadian Federal government cuts reimbursements for military health care, hospitals on the hook for millions

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