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November 25, 2020

New drug pricing rules come into effect January 1.

Canada is just weeks away from new federal regulations that will see prices drop for patented medicines—yet uncertainty still clouds key aspects of the new rules, according to opponents, who are raising questions about access to new drugs in the near future. The amended Patented Medicines Regulations will take effect […]

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November 18, 2020

Pharmacogenomic testing gains foothold in group insurance.

Coverage of pharmacogenomic (PGx) testing is well underway in Canada. TELUS Health has contacted 10 insurance [...]
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November 10, 2020

TELUS Health unveils electronic prior authorization.

Electronic prior authorization (ePA) has made its debut in Canada, with broad scale availability scheduled to begin [...]
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November 2, 2020

Private payer perspective matters when considering drug cost-effectiveness.

Incremental Cost-effectiveness ratios (ICERs) – which give payers an idea about the cost-effectiveness of drugs [...]
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