$105-million investment to make prescription medications more affordable for families
The British Columbia government is eliminating PharmaCare deductibles for working families with the lowest incomes in the province, helping to make sure they get the prescription medicines they need but currently are struggling to afford, Health Minister Adrian Dix announced today.
A week and a half later (February 20th) Finance Minister Carole James informed us that:
Budget 2018 puts people first, makes life more affordable for British
and that they were:
... improving B.C.’s Fair PharmaCare program
to eliminate deductibles for families with annual net incomes below $30,000,
starting Jan. 1, 2019. Approximately 240,000 families will receive expanded
They have to number in the multiple dozens ... and heaven only knows at what cost each year.