Changes to the Quebec Prescription Drug Insurance PlanLinkedIn
There, in black and white
NB Bulletin Vol. 8 N. 10, July 2005
On June 20, 2005, the Board of Directors of the Régie de l’assurance maladie du Québec (RAMQ) announced the latest modifications to the Quebec Prescription Drug Insurance Plan effective July 1, 2005.
First of all, it is important to note that the following groups will not be affected by these changes:
The modifications on the remaining RAMQ insured population are the following:
Private plans must offer, as a minimum, conditions as generous as the public plan. However, the Quebec Prescription Drug Insurance Plan’s modifications will not have an impact on private plans since the coinsurance (portion of the cost paid by the insured) and the maximum contribution have been maintained at 28.5% and $857 respectively. Note that the annual maximum contribution is the maximum amount payable by an adult, including the deductible and coinsurance, for him/herself and any dependent children.
It is worth mentioning that the Quebec Prescription Drug Insurance Plan includes a provision allowing annual indexation of the public plan parameters on July 1 of each year.
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