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For people with disabilities, prescription drug costs are often layered on top of other health-related costs. (Shutterstock)

Without pharmacare, Canadians with disabilities rationing drugs due to high prescription costs

Any pharmacare plan that aims to remove financial barriers to treatment and eliminate inequities should prioritize those who face the highest out-of-pocket drug costs, such as people with disabilities.
Although there’s evidence yoga may be helpful for some medical conditions, it can no longer be claimed under private health insurance. From shutterstock.com

Going to the naturopath or a yoga class? Your private health won’t cover it

From this week, private health insurers are unable to provide rebates for 16 natural therapies. But these changes may have unintended consequences.

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