Centre for Policy on Ageing


Aging and health care utilization
 — new evidence on old fallacies
Author(s)Morris L Barer, Robert G Evans, Clyde Hertzman, Jonathan Lomas
Journal titleSocial Science and Medicine, vol 24, no 10, 1987
Pagespp 851-862
KeywordsHealth services ; Usage [services] ; Costs [care] ; Canada.
AnnotationDiscusses the reality of a 'cost crisis' in health service provision as elderly populations rise, claiming that it is per capita changes in utilisation and costs which are important, and showing the effects of changes in demography, utilisation and costs in one Canadian province.
Accession NumberCPA-901003025
ClassmarkL: QLD: QDC: 7S *

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