Diabetes plan considered

Ventimiglia, AndrEa
January 2006
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;1/31/2006, Vol. 174 Issue 3, p298
Academic Journal
This article reports on the decision of Health Canada to review a proposal by the Canadian Diabetes Association for a catastrophic drug plan. The diabetes plan will aid Canadians with diabetes relieve the overwhelming personal out-of-pocket costs for medications, supplies and devices. The proposed national drug plan has an estimated price tag of 500 million U.S. dollars a year.


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