Reforming Medicaid: Lessons from Canada
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11% of Canada’s gross domestic product (GDP) goes toward health care costs, compared to the US, 16.2% of the GDP.
from NCPA,

Paul Ryan’s proposed Medicaid plan is similar to Canada’s Medicare program, which is considered very successful. For both Democrats and Republicans, it is necessary to take a look to the neighbor up north on how to change Medicaid for the better, says Evan Soltas in Bloomberg.

The Canadian program utilizes “block grants“. This program has been an effective mechanism for controlling health care costs.