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Costs & Benefits: 1930-1939 Costs & Benefits: 1914-1929 Costs & Benefits: 1930-1939 Costs & Benefits: 1939-1948



Blue Cross Hospital Plans

Modelled on Blue Cross plans in the United States, Canada’s Blue Cross prepaid hospital insurance plans provided a benefit that funded a maximum annual period of hospital care for plan members, including diagnosis, treatment and surgical services.

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