AMS Board Member Colleen Flood writes on Universal Pharmacare

AMS Board Member and Professor, Director of the Centre for Health Law, Policy & Ethics, and a University of Ottawa Research Chair in Health Law & Policy writes for Huffington Post Canada on Universal Pharmacare.

“Most Canadians would likely agree that those who need potentially life-saving prescription medications should have ready access to them. Yet prescription drug coverage in Canada varies widely depending on where you live, your health status, your income and your age.

Canadians don’t like to hear this, but when it comes to pharmaceuticals, our health-insurance system has plenty in common with the United States. In fact, the U.S. is marginally ahead of us where prescription medication is concerned.”

Read the whole article here.