Proposed price cap regulations will impact Canadian R&D, says big pharma, but academic not convinced
By Emily HawsFeb. 5, 2018
Health Canada says the proposed changes to the Patented Medicines Prices Review Board could be between $8-billion and $24-billion over the next decade, but Innovative Medicines Canada's study by PCDI Market Access predicts impacts of $26-billion to $35-billion.
Health Minister Ginette Petitpas Taylor speaks to media before Question Period in October. One of the minister's mandate letter commitments is reducing Canadians' high drug costs. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Brand name drug companies are warning the government to think through its proposed regulations for the Patented Medicines Prices Review Board, saying it could curb investment in Canadian research and development.
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