"In a study published by the Canadian Health Policy Institute (CHPI) […] The data showed that over the five-year period from 2006 to 2011, private insurance spending on new medicines grew by only 11.7% compared to 22.7% for dental services, 32.2% for vision care services, 53.0% for other professionals, 30.8% for hospitals and 35.0% for administration."

"Private insurance expenditures on dental, vision, professionals, hospitals and administration are growing two to five times faster than spending on new medicines."

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Why spending on new medicines is more sustainable than other healthcare costs


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