Madeleine Dube will hold public meetings in nine communities, starting Monday.
Premier David Alward says his government is committed to protecting the health care system, but the cost is at a tipping point.
He says at $3.1 billion a year, the health care budget is rapidly squeezing out the government's ability to do anything else.
The Conservative government has not fulfilled a commitment to increase health spending by at least three per cent a year.
Liberal health critic Bill Fraser says that has resulted in cuts to front line health care workers.