Effective October 1, 2021, adult patients who take NovoRapid insulin aspart will be required to switch to a biosimilar version by April 1, 2022. All new patient starts for insulin aspart will be covered for a biosimilar.
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Biosimilars Canada is a national association representing the biosimilar medicines industry in Canada. We provide leadership in educating Canadian stakeholders about the safety and efficacy of biosimilar medicines, and advocate for policies that support their timely approval, reimbursement, market acceptance and expanded use.
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The Pharmacy Consulting Team at Telus Health looks at how Canada compares to Europe and the U.S. on biosimilars. Second in series.
The Pharmacy Consulting Team at Telus Health has published a good primer for private health insurers on biosimilars and the biosimilar landscape in Canada. First in series.