pharmacare

10:26AM
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Canada can learn from Swiss and Dutch drug coverage

Both countries have more physicians, nurses and acute-care beds than Canada.


7:40PM
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Ottawa’s changes to drug-pricing will deny some Canadians potentially lifesaving drugs

Forcing manufacturers of high-cost drugs to reduce their prices by up to 80 per cent is unsustainable.


12:40PM
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Rather than nationalizing pharmacare, policymakers should simply improve our current systems

In Alberta, just about everyone under 65 can enroll in the province’s plan.


9:39AM
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Minister of health makes dubious claims about Ottawa’s pharmacare plan

More regulation will likely lead to slower and more limited access to drugs.


8:54AM
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Liberal pharmacare fantasy raises more questions than answers

The latest federal budget revealed the Trudeau government’s plan to move forward on national pharmacare.


3:03PM
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Trudeau government advisors prescribe vast bureaucracy to manage national pharmacare

Unfortunately, the federal government’s track record of creating reliable and accurate data systems is not good.


9:49AM
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National pharmacare can hurt patients more than it helps

Canadians can also expect tax hikes to pay for the government drug program.


11:41AM
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Is Ottawa competent enough to design an efficient and effective national pharmacare program?

A national formulary—essentially a list of drugs—is unlikely to match the comprehensive lists covered by private insurance plans.


12:32PM
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Pharmacare ‘cost-savings’ should not trump appropriate drug use

Cancer drug's use in retinal therapy has been linked with increased risks of stroke and death.