pharmacare

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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.


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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.


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Prescription Drugs

People on social assistance have drug coverage at very low or no cost in every province.


1:57PM
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Prescription drugs in Canada—target those who need help

Provinces already employ various programs to assist vulnerable populations with medication costs.