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Under the Palliative Care Drug Program, individuals who are in the late stages of terminal illness will pay no charge for select over-the-counter products and prescription drugs that are listed on the Saskatchewan Formulary or approved under Exception Drug Status (EDS).
The Ministry of Health determines the eligibility for this program. An individual may be eligible if they:
The Drug Plan and Extended Benefits Branch will send a notification letter to confirm Palliative Care Drug Coverage.
Prescription drugs used for the treatment of cancer are not covered under the Palliative Care Drug Coverage program.
Individuals who are registered with the Saskatchewan Cancer Agency may receive approved medications used for cancer treatment at no charge. These treatments are provided by the Allan Blair Cancer Centre or the Saskatoon Cancer Centre when clinic oncologists or physicians work in association with the Saskatchewan Cancer Agency.
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