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Why are generic prescription medicines important to the sustainability of drug benefit plans and the overall health-care system?

In Canada, more than 70 percent* of all prescriptions are filled with generic medicines, yet they account for only 22 percent of the $26-billion Canadians spend annually on prescription medicines. On average, more than 1.25 million prescriptions are filled with generic medicines every day in Canada.

07/10/2017

The Canadian Generic Pharmaceutical Association (CGPA) and its member companies have made it an important priority to be more active in reaching out to the private payer community across Canada. It is our strongly held belief that the generic pharmaceutical industry can do more to support the private payer community in Canada and that there are significant mutual benefits to be achieved through increased cooperation.

06/07/2016

In recognition of National Aboriginal Day, Indigenous Works sheds light on startling statistics and the social determinants of health plaguing Canada’s Indigenous people.

05/24/2016

In North America alone, it is estimated that 2 to10% of all healthcare dollars are lost to fraud. Canada's life and health insurers have made and continue to make significant investments in technology, skilled staff, and awareness initiatives with their clients to mitigate healthcare fraud.

03/14/2016

Express Scripts Canada