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September 10, 2014
Quebec’s public drug plan leads the country

Quebec’s public drug plan provides the best access to newly approved drugs, the Canadian Health Policy Institute (CHPI) says.

In a review of federal and provincial public drug plans, the CHPI found that while both Quebec and Ontario each provided coverage for the most number of new drugs introduced to the Canadian market, Quebec had the shortest delays to listing new drugs on its public drug plan.  In addition, Quebec, along with New Brunswick, also had the highest number of new drugs listed for full reimbursement.

In contrast, Manitoba, Alberta and British Columbia provided coverage for the fewest number of new drugs.  When it came to listing delays, Ontario, Prince Edward Island and New Brunswick experienced the longest delays in listing new medications.

Ontario, Saskatchewan, Manitoba and British Columbia had the lowest number of new drugs receiving full reimbursement.

“Overall, Quebec appears to provide the best access to new drugs under its public drug plan,” the CHPI report concludes.

Approximately 11 million Canadians are eligible to be covered under public drug insurance plans.

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