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- Due to steps taken by both the Ontario government and the Canadian government, Dublin, Ireland- and Radnor, Pennsylvania-based addiction treatment specialist Adapt Pharma is now able to provide free of charge access to Narcan (naloxone hydrochloride) Nasal Spray under two different initiatives: the Ontario Naloxone Program for Pharmacies (ONPP), and as an open benefit for clients of the Non-Insured Health Benefits (NIHB) program, the company said.
The NIHB prior approval process required multiple requests for letters from the hospital specialists and social workers to explain the grave need for regular medical monitoring after organ transplantation.
The CDA and AFN have been working together for a number of years to bring about changes to the NIHB. Doig says that the CDA and NIHB have an NIHB technical working group committee.
Because this has also been the outcome of a number of such initiatives, we conclude that either (1) proposals for nation-wide initiatives in Indian Country should not include establishing best practices for taking to scale, or (2) new efforts in more rigorous management of initiatives is needed, as was suggested by NIHB.
Before the economic turndown, the First Nations and Inuit Health Branch of Health Canada's 2007-08 annual report stated that NIHB funding was $910.1 million, a 3.3 per cent increase above the $880.9 million approved by the federal government the previous year.
The resolution, which was approved by the chiefs unanimously, also calls for the AFN to lobby the NIHB program to approve the use of suboxone for clinical medical detoxification, which would allow First Nation members to remain in their communities for treatment.
Non-Insured Health Benefits (NIHB) Newsletter for Pharmacy Providers, Winter 2008-2009.
The NIHB program provides coverage to eligible First Nations and Inuit people who are not insured by private or provincial plans.
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NIHB does not reimburse for biologic response modifiers needed to combat psoriatic arthritis or ankylosing spondylitis.
Pharmacists who accept cash instead of billing the non-insured health benefits (NIHB) also don't help the situation.
In the case of NIHB, various drug and medical supplies are gradually dropped from the benefit lists, or else put on unpublished lists where special permission is needed.' AFN has looked closely at this--the actual numbers are: from October 2001 to January 2004, 27 drugs were added to the open list, 25 were deemed limited use, three were assigned as exceptions, and 22 were classed as either non-benefits or exclusions.