April 8, 1957 (22nd Parliament, 5th Session)

LIB

Paul Joseph James Martin (Minister of National Health and Welfare)

Liberal

Mr. Martin:

I have. I have said the scheme must be universally available, except in the case of Indians suffering from tuberculosis or mental illness and hospitalized in tubercular and mental institutions. They will be the responsibility of the federal government. Indians are included as residents of the provinces and come within the ambit of universal availability.

Topic:   HEALTH INSURANCE
Subtopic:   AUTHORIZATION OF PAYMENTS FROM CONSOLIDATED REVENUE FUND
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