hcq volume 22, issue 2, P21-26 2019 DOI: 10.12927/hcq.2019.25909 View full text
Amédé Gogovor, Joanna Nemis-White, Emily Torr, Nicole MacPherson, Lesli Martin, John Aylen, Lori-Jean Manness, Terrence Montague

Abstract: Pharmacare, a recently proposed addition to Canada's universal medicare program, has become a prominent topic in the public discourse, but funding and leadership have not been established. Repeated Health Care in Canada (HCIC) surveys of the adult public and a broad spectrum of health professionals reveal very strong support for a national system that is easy to access and covers all prescribed pharmaceuticals. Although the practical details of universal pharmacare remain to be established, there is strong sup…

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