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Province Keeps Seniors' Pharmacare Affordable
Jan. 30, 2015 - 09:09 AM
Government will maintain the annual maximum premiums and co-payments for the Seniors' Pharmacare Program in 2015-16. Seniors currently pay a maximum premium of $424 and a maximum co-payment of $382, these rates haven't changed since 2007. About half of all seniors in the program do not pay a premium at all. (full text)
Palliative Care Strategy Advisory Committee Named
Jan. 22, 2015 - 1:18 PM
A group of experts have been named to help put the provincial palliative care strategy into action. (full text)
Review Recommends Not Using GPS to Track Patients
Jan. 22, 2015 - 09:34 AM
Government has decided not to use tracking technology for forensic mental health patients after three reports have raised multiple concerns about it. (full text)

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