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Thursday, May 8, 2014

Dispensing Fees To Rise Under NB Drug Plan

The Department of Health has finalized a memorandum of understanding with the New Brunswick Pharmacists' Association.

Under the new agreement, dispensing fees will go up from $10.50 to $11 per prescription under the New Brunswick Prescription Drug Program. The NB PharmaCheck program--a medication review program--will also be extended to Social Development clients covered under the prescription drug program.

This is the first MOU signed with pharmacists. It remains effect until March of next year.