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The Agenda with Steve Paikin

Walter Wodchis, a University of Toronto health economist, conducted a three-year study of health care users and found that five per cent of Ontarians account for 65 per cent of health care spending. Even more surprising: one per cent of Ontarians account for a third of health care costs. Wodchis joins The Agenda to discuss his findings and recommend solutions.
Episode:
Adding Up Health Care
Aired:
Jan 20, 2016