Manufacturer Price Change Requests

Nova Scotia Pharmacare

Manufacturer Price Change Requests

Manufacturer price change requests are to be submitted by 15 January for consideration of a 1 April effective date.

Price Change Form (Excel)

Submissions must include:

  • A completed Excel version of the Price Change Form (required).
  • A completed PDF version of the Price Change Form.
  • A summary of the current list price(s) in every other Canadian jurisdiction, including Quebec.
  • Nova Scotia uses the CPI-Based Adjustment factors as the allowable base percentage for drug increases.

Email all documents to: and Incomplete or late submissions will not be eligible for review.

A price decrease can be implemented at any time, with sufficient notice for publication.

Manufacturers are responsible for implementing price changes through wholesale/distribution networks. Nova Scotia reimburses at list price and not wholesale price.