British Columbia revamps process for determining drug coverage

Schuchman, Miriam
February 2011
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;2/8/2011, Vol. 183 Issue 2, p79
Academic Journal
The article offers information on the British Columbia (B.C.) Ministry of Health's plan to change the drug review process in determining drug coverage for Pharmacare plan. It says that the changes resulted from the evaluation conducted by the BC's academic panel on Therapeutics Initiative, the University of British Columbia (UBC)-based group, in which capabilities in drug listings were found insufficient. Moreover, it states the effort of B.C. to gain ideas from health groups on drug listings.


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