Health care spending per person in B.C. this year is expected to be the lowest among the provinces and territories, according to a new study.
The Canadian Institute for Health Information predicts per capita health spending in B.C. will be $6,321. That’s up two per cent from the previous year and is the third lowest growth following Saskatchewan and Nunavut.
National spending is expected to reach $6,604 per Canadian in 2017, a 2.9 per cent increase and almost $200 more per person than in 2016.
The full National Health Expenditure Trends report can be viewed here.