Public coverage of drug costs reconsidered as population ages

'Canadian pharmacare, in some sense, looks very very much like the U.S. medicare,' says Steve Morgan from the University of British Columbia.

Canada is one of the few countries with universal health-care coverage that does not include drugs under that coverage. It remains to be seen if federal Health Minister Jane Philpott is planning any changes in this regard. The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright

PUBLISHED :Monday, June 6, 2016 12:00 AM

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