Tag Archive: Health Canada

Biologic Drugs & Subsequent Entry Drugs

Biologic drugs have been available in Canada and elsewhere since the 1970’s and are used to treat a wide variety of diseases, including cancer, rheumatoid arthritis, multiple sclerosis and diabetes. Health Canada defines a biologic as a product manufactured from animals or micro-organisms through the metabolic processes of the organisms themselves. They are inherently more… View Article
November 13, 2014 6:49 pm Published by

New Hepatitis C treatment

A new Hepatitis C treatment (Solvaldi), approved for use by Health Canada in December 2013, will have a significant impact on all insurance carriers and policyholder plans. This drug is reported to cure 90 of those suffering with Hepatitis C; an amazing medical breakthrough! But it comes at a cost to group plans with the… View Article
October 15, 2014 1:35 am Published by