Physicians for a National Health Program and Canadian Doctors for Medicare have joined forces to develop a landmark proposal, “Healing an Ailing Pharmaceutical System: Prescription for Reform in the United States and Canada.” Below, please find an economic analysis and supplemental materials related to the proposal. To read media coverage of the proposal, click here. You may also wish to read and/or distribute our one-page handout, which includes a useful summary of the proposal.
One-page handout: Healing an ailing pharmaceutical system
Slideshow: Prescription for Pharmaceutical Reform by Ed Weisbart, M.D.
Table 7: Estimated effects of proposed reforms on U.S. national pharmaceutical expenditures, 2017 (includes methodology)
Tables 1-7: References