drug costs

Article picked up by Benefits Canada

2020-02-03T04:50:57+00:00

Many thanks to Benefits Canada for publishing my latest article on what we saw in 2019 and earlier with respect to premium benefits cost trends. All too often, we are hearing from Insurers and those publishing their 'trend surveys' that high single digit costs escalations should be expected; given high cost drugs, etc. Then, not surprising [...]

Article picked up by Benefits Canada2020-02-03T04:50:57+00:00

Drug Dispensing Fees – Ontario (July to Dec. 2017)

2018-11-23T15:48:04+00:00

Although, these figures are historical (not released regularly), it is easy to see that Plan Sponsors should be encouraging plan members to be wise consumers and to look at the cost that pharmacist are charging for professional drug dispensing fees. Since guidelines were enacted a number of years ago, aimed at eliminating certain incentives/rebates to [...]

Drug Dispensing Fees – Ontario (July to Dec. 2017)2018-11-23T15:48:04+00:00