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Oct.05, 2021 British Columbians living with cystic fibrosis will benefit from a first-in-Canada health improvement network along with provincial coverage of a new, triple-combination medication, Trikafta. The new network is called Cystic Fibrosis Care BC (CFCBC). “Our new Cystic Fibrosis Care …

BC’s biosimilars program expands

As British Columbia continues to lead the way in Canada and adds another biosimilar for provincial coverage, savings continue to be reinvested to make prescription medications more affordable. On April 7, 2021, almost 6,000 patients on the biologic drug Humira …

Achieving results and delivering more MRI exams

People throughout B.C. will continue to get improved access to magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) exams as government adds 15,000 more exams in the second year of the B.C. Surgical and Diagnostic Imaging Strategy after exceeding its first-year targets. “I’m proud …