TITLE

Lack of competition

AUTHOR(S)
Silversides, Ann
PUB. DATE
January 2009
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;1/20/2009, Vol. 180 Issue 2, p162
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the economic benefits of generic drugs sale competition in Canada. It states that public drug plans, businesses, and individual payers could save for up to $800 million a year if there are more competitions in the sale of generic drugs. It also mentions that since the Transparent Drug System for Patients Act was passed, some brand names have lowered prices to compete with generics.
ACCESSION #
36087582

 

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