$12.5 billion in prescription drug expenses, representing more than 35% of total prescription drug spending in Canada
In its 2022 budget, the Canadian federal government committed to providing greater universality for drug coverage and dental care. Insurers can play a key role in making it happen.
The federal government designed its budget proposal to extend drug coverage and dental care to Canadians who do not have it today. It’s a goal that we support, as millions of Canadians could benefit from this expanded health coverage.
You can download the full report here. It provides a snapshot of how new government changes could affects group benefits plan. It also highlights the role of insurers and workplace benefit plans in supporting the health of Canadians.
This report provides you with general information only. It doesn’t provide you with employment, legal, health, or financial advice. Consult with the appropriate professional advisor to meet your organization’s needs.