The fundamental fallacy of universal drug coverage

A program to provide prescription drugs to all Canadians is wasteful and wrongheaded. We should simply be targeting those who need help

The fundamental fallacy of universal drug coverage
FACEBOOK0
TWITTER
GOOGLE
LINKEDIN
EMAIL
RSS236

A program to provide prescription drugs to all Canadians is wasteful and wrongheaded. We should simply be targeting those who need help

Access to medications shouldn’t depend on your job

We could give politicians the same medication coverage plans as food servers and see if that speeds up their deliberations about publicly-funding medications

Access to medications shouldn’t depend on your job
FACEBOOK0
TWITTER
GOOGLE
LINKEDIN
EMAIL
RSS236

We could give politicians the same medication coverage plans as food servers and see if that speeds up their deliberations about publicly-funding medications

When prescriptions do more harm than good

A new national program has pharmacists dispensing advice on how to curb harmful medications, particularly for seniors

When prescriptions do more harm than good
FACEBOOK0
TWITTER
GOOGLE
LINKEDIN
EMAIL
RSS236

A new national program has pharmacists dispensing advice on how to curb harmful medications, particularly for seniors

National pharmacare has the power to heal an ailing system

Universal drug coverage for Canada may offer a small personal loss for a few but a larger public gain

National pharmacare has the power to heal an ailing system
FACEBOOK0
TWITTER
GOOGLE
LINKEDIN
EMAIL
RSS236

Universal drug coverage for Canada may offer a small personal loss for a few but a larger public gain

NAFTA renegotiations threaten Canada’s steps toward pharmacare

Canada must both defend the existing public health-care system as well protect its aspirations to creating a better one

NAFTA renegotiations threaten Canada’s steps toward pharmacare
FACEBOOK0
TWITTER
GOOGLE
LINKEDIN
EMAIL
RSS236

Canada must both defend the existing public health-care system as well protect its aspirations to creating a better one

Proposed changes could reduce access to prescription drugs

While well-intentioned, changes to Patented Medicine Prices Review Board could stop companies from launching new drugs

Proposed changes could reduce access to prescription drugs
FACEBOOK0
TWITTER
GOOGLE
LINKEDIN
EMAIL
RSS236

While well-intentioned, changes to Patented Medicine Prices Review Board could stop companies from launching new drugs

Free medicines for rich kids is a fair and efficient policy

Universality is no free ride for the rich. If everyone pays, say, a one per cent income tax for universal drug coverage, the millionaire will pay much more

Free medicines for rich kids is a fair and efficient policy
FACEBOOK0
TWITTER
GOOGLE
LINKEDIN
EMAIL
RSS236

Universality is no free ride for the rich. If everyone pays, say, a one per cent income tax for universal drug coverage, the millionaire will pay much more

Starting with kids defensible step toward universal pharmacare

But Ontario budget commitment won’t solve all the problems of drug access in Canada, not even in Ontario

Starting with kids defensible step toward universal pharmacare
FACEBOOK0
TWITTER
GOOGLE
LINKEDIN
EMAIL
RSS236

But Ontario budget commitment won’t solve all the problems of drug access in Canada, not even in Ontario

Sustainable pharmacare requires a business-like approach

Out of control spending on Ontario's drug plan could undermine efforts to provide coverage across Canada

Sustainable pharmacare requires a business-like approach
FACEBOOK0
TWITTER
GOOGLE
LINKEDIN
EMAIL
RSS236

Out of control spending on Ontario’s drug plan could undermine efforts to provide coverage to all those in Ontario and across Canada

Why Canada needs universal pharmacare and how to make it happen

Prescription drug coverage for all would save lives, save billions of dollars, help businesses – and make our incomplete health system whole

Why Canada needs universal pharmacare and how to make it happen
FACEBOOK0
TWITTER
GOOGLE
LINKEDIN
EMAIL
RSS236

Prescription drug coverage for all would save lives, save billions of dollars, help businesses – and make our incomplete health system whole