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In a recent issue of the Canadian Medical Association Journal, researchers say the extra total cost to government of providing universal pharmacare could range as high as $5.4 billion a year, but would likely be about $1 billion, depending on exactly how much can be saved through bulk purchases of medications and other measures.

Steven G. Morgan PhD, Michael Law PhD, Jamie R. Daw BHSc MSc, Liza Abraham BSc,
Danielle Martin MD MPubPol

http://www.cmaj.ca/site/press/cmaj.141564.pdf

CMAJ Podcasts: author interview at soundcloud.com/cmajpodcasts/drug-coverage

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