49¢ Medi+Sure® Blood Glucose Test Strips Now Approved for Saskatchewan Drug Plan and Extended Benefits Formulary
AJAX, ON, Oct. 15, 2012 /CNW/ - Medi+Sure® Canada is a 100% Canadian owned company dedicated to delivering high quality and affordable medical products to the Canadian diabetic healthcare,, insurer and patient market. Medi+Sure® Canada is headquartered with warehousing and fulfillment operations in Guelph, Ontario, as well as Sales & Administration offices in both Guelph, Ontario, and Ajax, Ontario.
MediSure® is pleased to announce that effective October 1, 2012, 49¢ Medi+Sure® Glucose Test Strips were approved by the Drug Plan and Extended Benefits Branch of the Saskatchewan Ministry of Health. Medi+Sure® product are now eligible in Saskatchewan for full coverage for all plan participants.
In July 2012, Manitoba was first to approve 49¢ Medi+Sure® Glucose Test Strips to its Provincial Healthcare Drug Reimbursement Formulary followed by British Columbia's PharmaCare Benefit Program in August 2012.
President, CEO and Spokes person for MediSure®, Mario Cortis had this to say about the announcement: "Since 2010, Medi+Sure® has been fighting for the rights of diabetic patients, insurers, and Provincial Health Plans. Now with the third province in four months to approve our 49¢ Blood Glucose Test Strips, we are fighting harder than ever. We believe that all parties deserve a high quality affordable solution, and we are ever determined to provide it. We are delighted with this latest announcement and proud to help Canadians to reduce healthcare costs. At 49¢ per strip, Medi+Sure® brings previously unattainable savings to Saskatchewan Diabetics and their Government, as all other glucose test strip brands cost about 33% more."
According to the Canadian Diabetes Association, over 3 million Canadians are Diabetic and each spends on average $2000 in out of pocket expenses to manage this disease. In most provinces in Canada, Provincial Governments pay about 73 cents per glucose test strip, about twice the amount that USA Medicare pays for its glucose strips.
Medi+Sure® Blood Glucose products are Health Canada Licensed, safe, reliable, high quality and affordable products that save Provincial Governments and taxpayer's money.
MediSure® Canada Inc.
Ajax, Ontario, Canada.
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on MediSure® Canada and its mission to reduce healthcare Costs in Canada, please go to www.medisure.ca or contact Mario Cortis at 1-(416) 274-4705.