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Pile of paperwork The study concluded that private insurers were responsible for most of the administrative cost increase between 1999 and 2017, (Photo: Shutterstock)

The adoption by Canada of a single-payer system some 50 years ago has resulted in lower health care administration costs for our northern neighbor, compared to those in the U.S.

Marlene Satter

Marlene Y. Satter has worked in and written about the financial industry for decades.

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