A-29.01, r. 4 - Regulation respecting the basic prescription drug insurance plan

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6.2. The rules pursuant to which the Board, in accordance with sections 13.1 and 28.1 of the Act respecting prescription drug insurance (chapter A-29.01), fixes annually the rates of adjustment of the deductible amount, of the coinsurance and of the maximum annual contribution, and the classes of persons to which they apply are as follows:
(1)  for persons referred to in the first and second paragraphs of section 28 of the Act respecting prescription drug insurance, the deductible amount, the coinsurance and the maximum annual contribution are adjusted on 1 July, so as to allow for the proportion of the gross costs assumed by those classes of persons to be maintained, on the basis of the experience of the months of April to March of the preceding fiscal year, taking into account the increase in the costs of the plan to those persons;
(2)  in the application of the paragraph 1, however, the rate of adjustment of the maximum contribution may not exceed
(a)  the rate of increase in the Pension Index, established under the Act respecting the Québec Pension Plan (chapter R-9) and that applies on 1 January of the year of the adjustment, reduced by 0.5%, in regard to the persons referred to in the first paragraph of section 28 of the Act respecting prescription drug insurance;
(b)  the rate of increase in the Pension Index, established under the Act respecting the Québec Pension Plan and that applies on 1 January of the year of the adjustment, increased by 0.5%, in regard to the persons referred to in the second paragraph of section 28 of the Act respecting prescription drug insurance.
O.C. 620-2003, s. 3.