Drug System Reforms

Example: 4 generic drugs in 5 other countries
Ontarians pay up to 22 times the price paid in other countriesExample: 4 generic drugs in 5 other countries

Ontarians pay up to 22 times the price paid in other countries

All prices shown in Canadian dollars.

* Price at which manufacturers sold to wholesalers; represents average prices for France, Germany, & UK; Ex-manufacture prices are exclusive of the 5% distribution costs provided by manufacturers to wholesalers
** State-defined Maximum Allowable Cost; represents average prices for Virginia, Illinois, & New Hampshire
*** Retail drug price set by sole supplier as determined by competitive agreement for Enalapril and Ranitidine Source: OPDP Formulary, 2007; IMS Midas, 2006; Virginia Medicaid, Illinois Medicaid New Hampshire Medicaid; NZ Pharmaceutical

Schedule December 2007


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