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Jun2017
On June 2, 2017, Québec’s Institut national d’excellence en santé et en services sociaux (INESSS) released new submission guidelines, including a pre-NOC review procedure, to be implemented immediately. Topics to be covered include: New Pre-NOC Review Procedure & Submission Criteria New Submission Guidelines New Submission Requirements Potential Changes to List ... Read More

06

Jun2017
On June 2, 2017, Québec’s Institut national d’excellence en santé et en services sociaux (INESSS) released new submission guidelines, including a pre-NOC review procedure, to be implemented immediately. Pre-NOC Review Moving forward, INESSS will evaluate certain drug products (see the criteria here on the INESSS website) before a Notice of Compliance ... Read More

19

Apr2017
The drug products being evaluated as part of the October 2017 update to the List of Medications now been made public by INESSS. Health professionals, citizens, patients, and their associations and groups may submit comments on any of the products under consideration before May 12, 2017. As part of this ... Read More

15

Mar2017
INESSS Upcoming Meetings with Manufacturers – October 2017 “Liste des médicaments” INESSS is offering an opportunity for in-person meetings to manufacturers who have filed a submission by the March 24, 2017 deadline for drugs to be listed on the October 2017 “Liste des médicaments". These meetings will be held between April ... Read More

20

Oct2016
INESSS Upcoming Meetings with Manufacturers – June 2017 “Liste des médicaments” INESSS is offering an opportunity for in-person meetings to manufacturers who have filed a submission by the November 25, 2016 deadline for drugs to be listed on the June 2017 “Liste des médicaments". These meetings will be held between December ... Read More

01

Jun2016
The Régie de l’assurance maladie du Québec (RAMQ) is scheduled to release its June update of the List of Medications on June 13, 2016 which will come into effect on June 15, 2016. For more information and to see the list update schedule, please visit the RAMQ website.

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Apr2016
To meet the needs of Quebec’s Ministry of Health and Social Services (MSSS), the Institut national d’excellence en santé et en services sociaux (INESSS) has developed a new drug review process for stable blood products for their addition to the Liste des produits du système du sang du Québec. In addition, ... Read More

12

Feb2016
Since Québec is now participating in the pan-Canadian Pharmaceutical Alliance (pCPA), INESSS recently communicated that information sharing has now become necessary to ensure greater efficiency when conducting drug reviews. As of February 15, 2016, a supplementary document, supporting authorization of information sharing with pCPA, must accompany any drug submission application pertaining ... Read More

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Dec2015
On November 24, 2015, Québec’s Minister of Health and Social Services, Gaétan Barrette introduced the following bill to Quebec’s National Assembly: Bill 81: An Act to reduce the cost of certain medications covered by the basic prescription drug insurance plan by allowing calls for tender. Bill 81 would amend the Act Respecting ... Read More

16

Oct2015
INESSS is offering an opportunity for in-person meetings to manufacturers who have filed a submission by the deadline for drugs to be listed on the June 2016 “Liste des médicaments”. These meetings will be held between December 7 and December 18, 2015, inclusive. Meetings will cover the following: Discussion on clinical studies Discussion ... Read More