The Fraser Institute

The Fraser Institute

March 14, 2005 09:00 ET

Media Advisory - Fraser Institute to release new study of provincial Pharmacare plans

VANCOUVER, March 14 - On Tuesday, March 15 at 7am Eastern, The
Fraser Institute will release Canadian Pharmacare: Performance, Incentives,
and Insurance.
This new study discusses the differences between provincial drug plans
with respect to breadth of coverage and cost sharing between patients and
taxpayers, and introduces two new measurements to describe how provincial
Pharmacare plans perform as insurers and how generous they are to their
The full text of the study (in .pdf format) and the media release will be
available at

Established in 1974, The Fraser Institute is an independent public policy
organization with offices in Vancouver, Calgary, and Toronto. For further
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Contact Information

  • John R. Graham
    Adjunct Scholar
    The Fraser Institute
    Tel: (604) 733-5646

    Raeann Co
    Communications Coordinator
    The Fraser Institute
    Tel. (604) 688-0221, ext. 568