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Tuesday, December 06, 2016

Canada needs 'defined model' of universal pharmacare, citizen panel urges



Health - CBC News
 
 There isn't a lot of political momentum to introduce universal pharmacare because most Canadians think they're covered, says Prof. Colleen Flood. (EvidenceNetwork.ca)
 Colleen Flood, director of the Centre for Health Law, Policy and Ethics at the University of Ottawa, is one of the experts who presented to the panel. She supports the idea of a Canada-wide pharmacare plan.
"Essentially for pharmaceuticals needed outside the hospital, we pretty much have a U.S.-style system," Flood said.

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