NDP promises to restore special drugs program

CBC News

4 September 2019 - Province paid deductible for chronic patients from 1968 to 2018.

Manitoba New Democrats are promising to restore a special-drugs program that used to cover the pharmacare deductible for people with chronic and serious illnesses.

NDP leader Wab Kinew promised Tuesday to restore the $900,000-a-year program, which Manitoba offered from 1968 until 2018.

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