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OC 139/2017 - The Prescription Drugs (Miscellaneous) Amendment Regulations, 2017 (Minister of Health)
Description:

Title: The Prescription Drugs (Miscellaneous) Amendment Regulations, 2017

Minister: Minister of Health

Summary:

(1) Subject to subsection (2) to (4), these regulations come into force on the day on which section 1 of The Prescription Drugs Amendment Act, 2010 comes into force.

(2) Subject to subsection (3) and (4), if section 1 of The Prescription Drugs Amendment Act, 2010 comes into force before the day on which these regulations are filed with the Registrar of Regulations, these regulations come into force on the day on which they are filed with the Registrar of Regulations.

(3) Subsection 9(1) and section 11 come into force on the day on which these regulations are filed with the Registrar of Regulations but are retroactive and are deemed to have been in force on and from March 21, 2012.

(4) Section 10 comes into force on the day on which these regulations are filed with the Registrar of Regulations but is retroactive and is deemed to have been in force on and from July 1, 2015.

These regulations will amend RRS P-23 Reg 3 to:

  • require the mandatory inclusion in the Pharmaceutical Information Program (PIP) of data on exempted codeine products that are available for sale by pharmacists without a prescription.
  • allow for the automatic provision of seniors’ benefits under the Seniors’ Drug Plan for individuals covered under Saskatchewan Seniors’ Income Plan (SIP) and Guaranteed Income Supplement (GIS) without an application by the beneficiary.
  • change the “age amount income threshold” from the federal to the provincial income threshold.
  • change the “child co-payment amount” and the “senior co-payment amount” from $15 to $25.
  • remove the requirement that a beneficiary who qualifies for the Saskatchewan Aids to Independent Living program (SAIL) must present a letter of approval to a pharmacy to receive benefits under the program.
  • repeal the section relating to the Saskatchewan Workers Health Benefit program which has been discontinued.
See: The Prescription Drugs Act, section 9





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