Pharmacists not passing savings on to consumers: executive - Published Saturday March 13th, 2010

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Stephen MacGillivray
Lack of drug-cost control threatens plans for employees, says Dave Plante, Canadian Exporters and Manufacturers’s vice-president for New Brunswick and P.E.I. 
Medavie Blue Cross is currently negotiating with Shoppers Drug Mart Corp. (TSX:SC) about how much the Moncton-based insurer will reimburse the pharmacies for drugs purchased with Blue Cross cards.

The two sides came to a tentative agreement earlier this month, after some drug stores had refused to accept Blue Cross cards in protest of what they felt was an insufficient reimbursement plan.