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Medication Costs and Reimbursements - Prescription Drug Expenditures, Insurance Coverage, Prescription Drug Coverage In Canada, Proposals To Increase Prescription Drug Coverage

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Prescription drugs are an important part of medical care. Their proper use can lower hospital and nursing home stays and lead to an overall decline in health care expenditures. However, many older individuals lack insurance coverage for such medications. This has led to a national discussion of adding a prescription benefit to Medicare for senior citizens.

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