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

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6.3. Notwithstanding the provisions of sections 6.1 and 6.2, for the period beginning on 1 July 2020 and ending on 31 December 2020, the rules according to which the Board fixes the rates of adjustment of the maximum amount of the annual premium, deductible, coinsurance and annual maximum contribution are the following:
(1)  the amount of the annual premium is indexed according to the rate of the Pension Index established under the Act respecting the Québec Pension Plan (chapter R-9) and that applies on 1 January 2020;
(2)  the amount of the maximum contribution is indexed according to the rate of the Pension Index established under the Act respecting the Québec Pension Plan and that applies on 1 January 2020:
(a)  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 (chapter A-29.01);
(b)  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;
(3)  the amount and revised percentage of the deductible and coinsurance pursuant to the notice published in Part 1 (French) of the Gazette officielle du Québec on 22 June 2019, No. 25, page 441, remain applicable.
For the period of 1 January 2021 to 30 June 2021, the amount of the annual premium, deductible and maximum contribution, as well as the percentage of the coinsurance that, notwithstanding the first paragraph of the present provision, would have been revised on 1 July 2020 according to the rates of adjustment fixed by the Board according to the rules set out in sections 6.1 and 6.2, will be applicable as of 1 January 2021.
The rates of adjustment, percentages and amounts thus revised will be published in Part 1 of the Gazette officielle du Québec.
685-2020O.C. 685-2020, s. 1.