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Bill 92 amendments reduce drug costs, but so too will Quebec’s latest agreement

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At the close of last year, the Quebec government passed Bill 92, An Act to extend the powers of the Régie de l’assurance maladie du Québec and to amend various legislative provisions.

Among the eighty-four amendments contained in Bill 92, is the requirement for pharmacies to detail drug cost, markup, and dispensing and/or professional fees on the pharmacy receipt.

While this kind of detailed breakdown is common practice in other Canadian provinces, it is new to Quebec and is effective September 15, 2017. Comments about this specific amendment suggest that transparency will boost […]