A Response to the Advisory Council’s report on the Implementation of National Pharmacare and PMPRB

A Response to the Advisory Council’s report on the Implementation of National Pharmacare and PMPRB

Last September, Life Sciences Ontario (LSO) made a submission to the Advisory Council on the Implementation of National Pharmacare, led by Eric Hoskins. Our quick review of the Hoskins Council report that was tabled yesterday raises a few alarm bells that I think our members, and all Canadians, should be aware of.

LSO made three recommendations to the Council: (a) don’t reinvent – renovate to fill gaps; (b) be efficient and make best use of resources; and (c) encourage innovation and investment to help patients, our health system and our economy. The final report from Hoskins falls short on all three points.

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