Hon. Ginette Petitpas Taylor, Minister of Health, joins Alex Paterson in the Canada 2020 studio to discuss the future of Canada’s pharmacare plan just months before the release of the Pharmacare Advisory Council’s final report. The report will include specific recommendations on the program’s design and delivery. Listen to hear Minister Petitpas Taylor take questions from a live studio audience about the scope, shape, and goals of a national pharmacare plan.
National Pharmacare Initiative Reports on Findings and Resolutions Download PDF here: National Pharmacare – Report on Findings and Resolutions Further Reading: Resource Library Executive Summary On May 29th, Canada 2020 convened a five-hour policy lab on National Pharmacare, in response to the government’s Budget 2018 commitment to create an Advisory Council on the Implementation of National […]
Download PDF here: National Pharmacare – Resource Libary Further Reading: Report on Findings and Resolutions Pharmacare Policy Lab Resource Library Let’s talk about the patients the pharmacare debate has forgotten (blog) AUTHOR: Adam Kassam LINK Kassam argues that rehabilitation patients are not included in the conversation and that pharmacare recommendations are ill-fitted for rehabilitation patients. The […]
On May 29th, Canada 2020 is convening a full-day session on National Pharmacare, in response to the government’s Budget 2018 commitment to create an Advisory Council on the Implementation of National Pharmacare. In the Budget, the government cites the high costs of drugs and the statistic that one in ten Canadians cannot afford the prescription drugs they need as reasons why a National Pharmacare plan is needed.