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Mandatory switching of biologic drugs—beware of potential side-effects

Last year, British Columbia became the first province to introduce a mandatory biosimilar switching program for non-medical reasons.


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Trudeau government advisors prescribe vast bureaucracy to manage national pharmacare

Unfortunately, the federal government’s track record of creating reliable and accurate data systems is not good.


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Is Ottawa competent enough to design an efficient and effective national pharmacare program?

A national formulary—essentially a list of drugs—is unlikely to match the comprehensive lists covered by private insurance plans.