Max Rady College of Medicine

Term: Public Insurance

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Glossary Definition

Last Updated: 2005-11-24


Prescriptions reimbursed by Manitoba's Pharmacare (post-deductible level only) and Family Services drug insurance programs, and by federal drug insurance programs such as Health Canada and Veteran Affairs. Costs prior to a person's deductible level were defined as not being paid by public insurance.

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  • Kozyrskyj A, Lix L, Dahl M, Soodeen R. High-cost Users of Pharmaceuticals: Who are They? Winnipeg, MB: Manitoba Centre for Health Policy, 2005. [Report] [Summary] (View)

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Manitoba Centre for Health Policy
Community Health Sciences, Max Rady College of Medicine,
Rady Faculty of Health Sciences,
Room 408-727 McDermot Ave.
University of Manitoba
Winnipeg, MB R3E 3P5 Canada