Evaluating reference-based pricing: initial findings and prospects

Narine, Lutchmie; Senathirajah, Mahil; Smith, Tina
August 1999
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;8/10/99, Vol. 161 Issue 3, p286
Academic Journal
Presents an overview of reference-based pricing, which is a policy mechanism used to control pharmaceutical expenditures in Canada. Details of a reference-based pricing program adopted in British Columbia; Findings; The need for more research to determine the full effect of the program on the economy.


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