Monthly Archives: March 2012

Ontario Budget 2012-Changes to Ontario’s Drug Benefit Program

The Ontario Drug Benefit (ODB) program helps seniors with the cost of their prescription drugs. Under the current ODB program, seniors pay the first $100 of their drug costs each year and a co-payment of $6.11 for each prescription after … read more

Drug Plan Sponsors Should Heed Drummond Report Recommendations

Economist Don Drummond’s report, “Public Service for Ontarians: A Path to Sustainability and Excellence” contains suggestions of note for drug Plan Sponsors. Given that, according to the report, between 1975-2006, inflation-adjusted spending per capita on hospitals in Ontario rose 51 … read more