Week Four Reading Summary; Financial Resources and Chaoulli’s Legacy for the Future of
Canadian Health Care Policy, Submitted By: Eleni Theodoropoulos, Student Number:
212302287, Submitted To: Carolyn Steele Gray, HLST 2020 Health Policy: Power and Politics,
Date: Wednesday January 29, 2014.
Throughout these readings we learn that the public sector is responsible for a majority of
health expenses. Overtime, major drivers of health system costs have been due to prescription
drugs, hospital spending, and physician expenditures. The interface between public and private
health insurance among different sys