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Statistics Canada examines gaps in prescription insurance coverage

Cost-related non-adherence lowest among those with employer-sponsored plans.

HEALTH | January 17 2024 03:58PM
Prescription drug plan: The private sector is part of the solution

The Canadian Institute of Actuaries suggests that the federal government fund public plans and assist private insurers i…

HEALTH | November 24 2023 10:50AM
GreenShield publishes extensive drug trends report

More than 50 per cent of costs incurred by just five per cent of claimants.

HEALTH | October 20 2023 09:58AM
Insurers should reimburse medications for treating obesity

Considered aesthetic medications, drugs for treating obesity are not covered by public healthcare systems.

LIFE INSURANCE | July 10 2023 10:55AM
Study examines pharmaceutical access and use among the insured and uninsured

Statistics Canada report examines medication use, out of pocket spending and non-adherence.

HEALTH | November 16 2022 10:41AM
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Medavie Blue Cross shares benefits plan data

Biologic drugs, mental health and diabetes, all significant cost drivers, were each examined at a recent webinar.

LIFE INSURANCE | April 08 2022 10:45AM
The challenges of deprescribing drugs

Overprescribing costs $2 billion a year.

HEALTH | December 01 2021 10:45AM