Canadian Federation of Medical Students Private/Public Interface Task Group. The Chaoulli v. Québec Decision and the Public/Private Interface of Healthcare in Canada.
This document summarizes the context of the recent Chaoulli v. Quebec Supreme Court decision and provides background on the ongoing debate over the interface between public and private healthcare funding and delivery in Canada.
The purpose of this document is to serve as a primer based upon relevant research and reports. It seeks to define terminology and concepts that are often left unclear in discussions on public and private healthcare.