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Is Ontario’s youth pharmacare proposal just a symbolic gesture?

Economist Arthur Sweetman weighs in on the youth pharmacare debate in the CMAJ News (Canadian Medical Association Journal).

May 05, 2017

The initial response from pharmacare advocates to the Ontario government’s plan to cover all medications for people under age 25 was generally positive. But some drug policy experts, after reflecting on the details, say they are actually less than impressed.  Everyone seems to be in agreement, however, that the proposal is, at very least, a step in the right direction...

Read the full article in the CMAJ News