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Prescribed Drug Spending in Canada, 2018: A Focus on Public Drug Programs Core

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Pages: 47 File Details: (PDF) 1172 KB
Date: Nov 20, 2018 Price A/B: Free
ISBN: 978-1-77109-755-0 Action: Download

Using drug claims data from CIHI's National Prescription Drug Utilization Information System (NPDUIS), this report looks at the types of drugs accounting for the majority of spending, broken down by sex, age and neighbourhood income. It also examines how different drug classes contribute to observed trends in public drug program spending.

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Prescribed Drug Spending in Canada, 2018: A Focus on Public Drug Programs – Methodology Notes

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Canada's drug spending growth outpaces that for hospitals and doctors

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Prescribed Drug Spending in Canada

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drugs@cihi.ca

Prescribed Drug Spending in Canada, 2018: A Focus on Public Drug Programs Core

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Pages: 52 File Details: (PDF) 1169 KB
Date: Nov 20, 2018 Price A/B: Free
ISBN: 978-1-77109-756-7 Action: Download

Using drug claims data from CIHI's National Prescription Drug Utilization Information System (NPDUIS), this report looks at the types of drugs accounting for the majority of spending, broken down by sex, age and neighbourhood income. It also examines how different drug classes contribute to observed trends in public drug program spending.

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Prescribed Drug Spending in Canada, 2018: A Focus on Public Drug Programs – Top 100 Drug Classes, 2017 Data Tables

Prescribed Drug Spending in Canada, 2018: A Focus on Public Drug Programs – International Comparisons, Data Tables

Prescribed Drug Spending in Canada, 2018: A Focus on Public Drug Programs – Methodology Notes

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Canada's drug spending growth outpaces that for hospitals and doctors

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Prescribed Drug Spending in Canada

Contact

drugs@cihi.ca

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