A-29.01 - Act respecting prescription drug insurance

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80.2. An accredited manufacturer or wholesaler may not, nor may an intermediary,
Not in force
(1)  pay or reimburse to a person covered by the basic plan all or part of the price of a medication or supply covered by the plan, except to the extent provided for by ministerial regulation, in particular for humanitarian reasons;
(2)  limit the supply of medications or supplies entered on the list of medications to a restricted number of owner pharmacists, unless a notice of compliance with conditions has been issued by Health Canada to the contrary;
(3)  require that an owner pharmacist procure from the manufacturer, wholesaler or intermediary, on an exclusive basis, medications or supplies entered on the list of medications;
(4)  require that an owner pharmacist procure from the manufacturer, wholesaler or intermediary, on a preferential basis, medications or supplies entered on the list of medications, unless an agreement between them explicitly provides for the possibility of procuring medications or supplies otherwise when, in the pharmacist’s opinion, a person’s state or condition requires a medication or supply that is not available on a preferential basis;
(5)  directly or indirectly induce or require an owner pharmacist to sell on a preferential basis a specific brand of medication or supply entered on the list of medications; or
(6)  grant to or receive from an accredited manufacturer or wholesaler, intermediary or pharmacist, directly or indirectly, any benefit in connection with the sale or purchase of a medication entered on the list of medications covered by the basic plan, except a discount, profit margin or other benefit authorized by regulation or provided for in the commitment, as the case may be.
2016, c. 282016, c. 28, s. 49; 2017, c. 26 2017, c. 26, s. 4.
80.2. An accredited manufacturer or wholesaler may not, nor may an intermediary,
Not in force
(1)  pay or reimburse to a person covered by the basic plan all or part of the price of a medication or supply covered by the plan, except to the extent provided for by ministerial regulation, in particular for humanitarian reasons;
(2)  limit the supply of medications or supplies entered on the list of medications to a restricted number of owner pharmacists, unless a notice of compliance with conditions has been issued by Health Canada to the contrary;
(3)  require that an owner pharmacist procure from the manufacturer, wholesaler or intermediary, on an exclusive basis, medications or supplies entered on the list of medications;
(4)  require that an owner pharmacist procure from the manufacturer, wholesaler or intermediary, on a preferential basis, medications or supplies entered on the list of medications, unless an agreement between them explicitly provides for the possibility of procuring medications or supplies otherwise when, in the pharmacist’s opinion, a person’s state or condition requires a medication or supply that is not available on a preferential basis;
(5)  directly or indirectly induce or require an owner pharmacist to sell on a preferential basis a specific brand of medication or supply entered on the list of medications; or
(6)  grant to or receive from an accredited manufacturer or wholesaler, intermediary or pharmacist, directly or indirectly, any benefit in connection with the sale or purchase of a medication entered on the list of medications covered by the basic plan, except a benefit authorized by regulation or a discount or, in the case of a wholesaler, a profit margin not provided for in the commitment.
2016, c. 282016, c. 28, s. 49.