Our American friends are debating whether Health Care is a human right, but Canadians decided that it was long ago. Which is why it is bizarre that, of all the countries with Universal Health Care, Canada is the only country that doesn’t have Universal Pharmacare!
It has been estimated that Universal public drug coverage would:
- reduce total spending on prescription drugs in Canada by $7.3 billion
- save the Private Sector $8.2 billion
- increase costs to government $1.0 billion