Canadians may experience more limited access to new drugs and poorer health-care outcomes.
Two-thirds of Canadians already have private coverage for most outpatient drugs.
In a bid to get even steeper drug discounts, Health Canada recently proposed changes to our reference-pricing system.
In most countries with universal health care, patients share the cost of treatment—surgical or pharmaceutical.
Every province in Canada has a prescription drug insurance program for low-income and vulnerable citizens.
Reform proposal misrepresents the nature of the global market and role of intellectual property.