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@ISIDEWITHDiscuss this answer...9yrs

Yes, cover the overall prescription costs but have the patient pay the pharmacy dispensing costs

@ISIDEWITHDiscuss this answer...9yrs

@ISIDEWITHDiscuss this answer...9yrs

@98554TRfrom Washington  answered…14hrs

@97ZS8LGfrom Arkansas  answered…5 days

@97WSTMLfrom Ontario  answered…2wks

Yes the government should either put essential uses of prescription drugs in the healthcare plan or cap some prices of some and the rest people will stay pay for

@97T4JZCConservativefrom Ontario  answered…2wks

@97BRZXPfrom Ontario  answered…4wks

yes but it is more important to reduce profit gouging and overcharging rampant in the pharmaceutical industry

@93B6FPPfrom Ontario  answered…6mos

Yes for a high price threshold for non odsp Canadian citizens and all drugs and equipment and drug necessities no matter the drug should be covered for citizens that are disabled and elderly/vets

@9235Q2Jfrom Ontario  answered…8mos

Yes, harmonized mass procurement would save consumers money + no one should be denied essential medication because they cannot pay

@8ZSG68Cfrom Ontario  answered…9mos

@8YRX8JVfrom Ontario  answered…10mos

@8VWXDZSfrom British Columbia  answered…1yr

Yes for low income people and when high cost is exceeded and try to cap prices when necessary

@8VW3N8Dfrom British Columbia  answered…1yr

Yes, but only for really necessary prescription drugs (like ones that affect your life positively)

@8VV2P57from Ontario  answered…1yr

@8VTRTD9from Ontario  answered…1yr

Yes but only for essentials like antibiotics, cardiac, inhalers, etc. Not for fertility treatments or elective medications

@8VS8F89from Ontario  answered…1yr

@8VS85TPfrom Ontario  answered…1yr

Yes for specific medication classes like antibiotics, birth control, antipsychotics, inhalers, cardiac drugs, etc. Not fertility drugs or optional treatments

@8VMXW64from Alberta  answered…1yr

Only to help manage health conditions such as diabetes or potentially fatal allergies.

@8VM5TJ9from Quebec  answered…1yr

It should be subsidized. Patient pays portion based on income and the gov't pays the rest.

@8VLKD3Zfrom British Columbia  answered…1yr

Yes, cover the overall prescription costs but have the patient pay the pharmacy dispensing costs And only for low income individuals(families)

@8VL93KJfrom Quebec  answered…1yr

Yes, but only when a high cost threshold is exceeded proportional to patients house income!

@8VL5YPKfrom British Columbia  answered…1yr

@8VKZ7N7from Ontario  answered…1yr

Only to low income and expensive treatments that people can't afford.

@8VKFPCTfrom New Brunswick  answered…1yr

@8VK2MRYfrom Ontario  answered…1yr

@8VJKMNMfrom British Columbia  answered…1yr

Continue the current practice of affordable drug prices with private coverage available

@8VJGW54from British Columbia  answered…1yr

Yes, but only for certain medications such as life saving, essential meds, etc

@8VJ8ZRDfrom Ontario  answered…1yr

@8VGS3K4from Manitoba  answered…1yr

Only for medicine required for life affecting reasons such as heart disease, diabetes, after organ transplants etc.

@8VF2K76from New Brunswick  answered…1yr

No, but Canada's universal healthcare plan should extend to include all natural therapy's and treatments including holistic treatments and healthy diet subsidy prevention.

@8VD5KLPLiberalfrom Ontario  answered…1yr

Yes. Provided that the patient is still in need of the prescription, and not abusing the medication.

@8VBTBZ5from Manitoba  answered…1yr

Yes for low income people and those who have recurring expensive medication that they need (antidepressants etc)

@8VB3NZ2Greenfrom Ontario  answered…1yr

@8V989CRfrom Ontario  answered…1yr

Yes, as a subsidy (i.e. Government pays X% (e.g. 55%) and Patient pays the remainder (e.g. 45%))

@8V87CD4from British Columbia  answered…1yr

Yes and use the budget's good proportion on preventing, educate people out of stressing, unhealthy life habits and mentality!

@8V7X4N7from Alberta  answered…1yr

Enact regulations to cap drug prices. Provide partial coverage for most drugs and full coverage for drugs necessary for an individuals survival.

@8V7T2QVGreenfrom Ontario  answered…1yr

Yes, but only for medications used when the disease is not preventable

@8V7LPJXfrom Ontario  answered…1yr

Test for all Canadians. If it is not affordable for 1 person then a subsidy based on their situation works. No Canadian left behind. 80% discount with coverage and equal considerations for all in between

@8V7GS8Bfrom British Columbia  answered…1yr

@8V793YPfrom Ontario  answered…1yr

Yes and no. There should only be subscribed to people who need it and not to people that abuse it

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