Monthly Archives: September 2015

Enhanced Prior Authorization for Drugs – No longer optional for plan sponsors

2018-04-17T15:55:12+00:00

Over the last two years, there has been a significant change to the pharmaceutical benefits landscape due to an increase in specialty drugs entering the market. Although they impact approximately only 2% of claimants, the number of specialty drugs is growing and they contribute significantly to the share of total drug cost under an employee [...]

Enhanced Prior Authorization for Drugs – No longer optional for plan sponsors2018-04-17T15:55:12+00:00

Medical Marijuana gets the thumbs up from CRA

2018-04-17T15:55:13+00:00

The Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) has confirmed that, under the right circumstances, cannabis now qualifies as an allowable medical expense under the Income Tax Act. The Canadian Medical Cannabis Industry Association(CMCIA) says it has received a letter from the CRA which confirms that medical cannabis purchased from a licensed producer is an allowable medical expense [...]

Medical Marijuana gets the thumbs up from CRA2018-04-17T15:55:13+00:00