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Despite initial ‘disappointment’ over make-up of pharmacare advisory council, pharma industry content with consultations

By Neil Moss      

The pharmacare implementation advisory council will submit its final report to the health and finance ministers by the spring of 2019.

Dr. Eric Hoskins, left, is chairing the advisory council that is looking into a national pharmacare plan. The council will submit its report to Health Minister Ginette Petitpas Taylor, right, and Finance Minister Bill Morneau by the spring of 2019. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade

After initial concern over not having a direct representative on the advisory committee for the implementation of a national pharmacare plan, industry stakeholders say they are pleased with their level of involvement in the consultations.

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