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Why the drug pricing changes in Canada is a bold step forward

2019-09-11T17:06:16+00:00

Canadians currently pay some of the highest drug prices in the world. We pay close to 25% more than the median price than people in other developed countries for the exact same drugs; only United States and Switzerland pay more. Thus, the Canadian Government decided that something had to be done to contain costs. In [...]

Why the drug pricing changes in Canada is a bold step forward2019-09-11T17:06:16+00:00

Mandatory Generic Drugs and Patient Choice Cards

2019-08-19T14:06:27+00:00

The use of Patient Choice (manufacturer copay assistance/coupon cards) is gaining traction. By using these discount cards, plan members can greatly reduce or eliminate their out of pocket expenses for certain brand drugs. Benefit plans that are structured appropriately will force the drug manufacturer to absorb the additional costs of the brand drug (often 5X [...]

Mandatory Generic Drugs and Patient Choice Cards2019-08-19T14:06:27+00:00

2019 Sanofi Healthcare Survey: Identifying gaps for a changing workforce

2019-07-15T10:39:34+00:00

The Sanofi Canada Healthcare Survey is an annual report that strives to shed light on topics including workplace wellness, health concerns and the impact of chronic disease. The report tries to identify and address the changes needed from both plan members and sponsors for a healthy workforce. This annual report surveyed 1,505 plan members and [...]

2019 Sanofi Healthcare Survey: Identifying gaps for a changing workforce2019-07-15T10:39:34+00:00

Out of Country and Stability Travel Provisions

2019-06-18T16:07:00+00:00

Whether you’re ready to hit cottage country or gearing up for an epic summer of wanderlust around the globe – peak travel season is upon us. And while we typically stress about mundane things like forgetting to ask someone to empty our mailbox, travel insurance is something that often gets overlooked. It’s a safety net [...]

Out of Country and Stability Travel Provisions2019-06-18T16:07:00+00:00