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Yukon Ombudsman

Ombudsman Investigation Health Insurance Survey

Mon, Dec 06, 2010

News Release

The Yukon Ombudsman has found that the 2010 Health Insurance Survey, carried out by Health and Social Services and teh Yukon Bureau of Statistics, was not done within the scope of the law. Among other things, Ombudsman Tracy-Anne McPhee says that the survey should not have told people that their health insurance could be cancelled, if they did nto return the survey. As a result, she has made several recommendations to the government departments involved.