Lack of competition

Silversides, Ann
January 2009
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;1/20/2009, Vol. 180 Issue 2, p162
Academic Journal
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.


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