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Less debt helped governments reinvest in health care — CIHI

There is no question that the last decade was a period of reinvestment in health care.

The recent report on health care cost drivers by the Canadian Institute for Health Information (CIHI) suggests governments made a conscious decision to invest in health care when revenues became available from eliminating deficits and paying down debt.

By reducing the amount spent on servicing that debt, governments across Canada were able to increase spending on key areas at a rate that exceeded overall revenue growth.

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