Monday, May 21, 2007

Med money turnaround

From the Ottawa Sun:
For the first time in more than a decade, Ontario is the only province in the country expected to see a decline in prescription drug spending over the next few years.

That's the conclusion of a new report released by the Canadian Institute for Health Information (CIHI).

Ontario's situation is part of a greater trend: A projected slowdown in national drug spending. Last year, national spending was projected to rise 6.9%, down from an average increase of 11.2% between 1997 and 2004. ...more

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