drug plan

Two new ALS treatments now covered under Sask. drug plan

Two new ALS treatments now covered under Sask. drug plan

Sep 3, 2023 | 8:35am
Saskatchewan residents with ALS may benefit from adding two new medications to the Saskatchewan Drug Plan Formulary. The Government of Saskatchewan announced that it is expanding treatment options for those living with ALS by listing Albrioza (sodium phenylbutyrate and ursodoxicoltaurine) and the oral suspension of Radicava (edaravone) on the Saskatchewan Drug Plan Formulary. Effective September […]

NDP promise to expand universal health care, starting with national drug plan

Jun 16, 2019 | 12:38pm

The federal NDP says if it is elected this fall it will expand Canada’s health-care system, starting with fast-tracking a universal drug plan to ensure a late 2020 start date. NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh says if his party forms government after the October federal election, it will inject $10 billion annually into a national pharmacare […]

Saskatchewan government says cost of abortion pill Mifegymiso will be covered under drug plan

Jun 7, 2019 | 10:09am

The abortion pill Mifegymiso  will be covered by the provincial government starting Friday Saskatchewan had been the last province in Canada to say it would provide universal coverage. Speaking to reporters at the Saskatchewan Legislature on Friday, health minister Jim Reiter said Mifegymiso provides a “less invasive” way of terminating a pregnancy than a surgical procedure […]