Canada must act to cut generic drug costs Published Monday December 26th, 2011 - Jo-Ann Fellows Commentary


Finally, the government proposed doubling the cost to poor seniors (those eligible to receive the GIS pensions subsidy) by having them pay $500 per year rather than $250 as a cap, after which the NBPDP would pay the cost of their co-pay for the rest of the year.
Let's not expect very poor seniors to contribute to reducing the deficit. This is an unworthy proposal.

Jo-Ann Fellows lives in Fredericton. Her columns on seniors' concerns and on public policy issues appear twice a month.