TITLE

Inclusion of drugs in provincial drug benefit programs: Who is making these decisions, and are they the right ones?

AUTHOR(S)
Laupacis, Andreas
PUB. DATE
January 2002
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;1/8/2002, Vol. 166 Issue 1, p44
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Presents an essay which describes the organization of the Drug Quality and Therapeutics Committee (DQTC) of the Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care, the annual budget of the Ontario Drug Benefits Program (ODBP), and the major drugs the program funds. Thoughts on the use of information concerning the cost-effectiveness of drugs in general; Organization and process of the DQTC; Annual budget of the ODBP; Prescription of drugs.
ACCESSION #
5870968

 

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