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Term: Drug Benefits Management

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Glossary Definition

Last Updated: 2005-11-29


Drug benefits managers in Canada use Prescribing Protocols, Special Authority Policies, and Reference Based Pricing Policies in an attempt to manage choices among therapeutically similar but chemically distinct products.

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  • Morgan SG, Kozyrskyj A, Metge C, Roos NP. Pharmaceuticals: Therapeutic interchange and pricing policies. Winnipeg, MB: Manitoba Centre for Health Policy, 2003. [Report] [Summary] (View)

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