Canadians continue to spend more on drugs than doctors

Martin, Shelley
May 2001
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;5/01/2001, Vol. 164 Issue 9, p1336
Academic Journal
Reports on the drug spending habits of Canadians. All-time high per capita which was reached in 2000; How per capita spending on drugs has increased as a proportion of total per capita health spending; How spending on drugs compares to spending on hospital and physician services; Information on prescription drug expenditures, including the percentages paid for by government, private insurance, and consumers; Per capita drug expenditures listed by province.


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