Prescription drug expenditure in Canada by public drug plan 2017/2018

Alberta's public drug plan spent some 1.02 billion Canadian dollars on prescription drugs. This statistic depicts the prescription drug expenditures in Canada in fiscal year 2017/2018, by selected public drug plan.

Prescription drug expenditure in Canada by public drug plan in 2017/2018

Public drug planExpenditure in million Canadian dollars
Alberta1,022
British Columbia1,414
Manitoba438
New Brunswick269
Newfoundland and Labrador165
Nova Scotia247
Ontario6,668
Prince Edward Island46
Saskatchewan486
Non-Insured Health Benefits (NIHB)679
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Source

Release date

2019

Region

Canada

Survey time period

FY 2017/2018

Supplementary notes

This analysis only includes data for beneficiaries that met their deductible and received public reimbursement. Markup amounts are captured in the drug costs. Yukon is not reported due to limitations in the dispensing cost data.

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