Drug spending hits $24.8 billion

Kondro, Wayne
July 2006
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;7/4/2006, Vol. 175 Issue 1, p22
Academic Journal
This article reports on the increase in the total spending of drugs in Canada. The annual drug expenditures report came from the Canadian Institute for Health Information. The factors contributing to the increased drug spending are listed. Spending on physicians also increased to $18.2 billion in 2005.


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