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Pharmacy chain fined $30K after Saskatoon pharmacist flagged overbilling of Indigenous Services Canada – CBC

Feb 03, 2023 SRx pleaded guilty to marking up hepatitis C drugs over the maximum allowable amount The pharmacy chain SRx Pharma has been fined $30,000 for overbilling Indigenous Services Canada for drugs used to treat hepatitis C, after a Saskatoon pharmacist alerted the province’s regulatory body to the practice. It’s the largest fine ever handed […]

by ahnationtalk on February 3, 20231 Views

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Saskatoon pharmacy disciplined for overbilling Indigenous Services Canada – northeastNOW

Feb 1, 2023 After the pharmacy manager blew the whistle, SRx Pharma Inc. — which runs a pharmacy in Saskatoon — has been found guilty of misconduct. According to the discipline documents from the Saskatchewan College of Pharmacy Professionals, in 2017 and 2018, the pharmacy overbilled the non-insured health benefits program (NIHB) to the tune […]

by ahnationtalk on February 2, 20239 Views

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First Nations groups upset with exclusion from health-care funding talks – CBC

Jan 26, 2023 ‘There is no reconciliation for First Nations when we continue to be excluded from these crucial discussions’ First Nations groups are criticizing their exclusion from an upcoming meeting between federal, provincial and territorial governments aiming to reach a funding deal to improve the country’s ailing health-care system. The Federation of Sovereign Indigenous […]

by ahnationtalk on January 27, 202315 Views

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More Health Care Workers on Track to Join Saskatchewan’s Health Care System

January 26, 2023 Saskatchewan continues to make progress in attracting and recruiting health care workers from home and abroad as part of the province’s Health Human Resources (HHR) Action Plan to recruit, train, incentivize and retain health care professionals. “Sustained work continues under the four pillars of Saskatchewan’s ambitious HHR Action Plan, and I am pleased to […]

by ahnationtalk on January 26, 202316 Views

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Provincial Traffic Safety Fund Grants: $1M for 65 Traffic and Pedestrian Safety Initiatives

January 9, 2023 62 communities to receive funding for new projects Speed display signs, crosswalks and other enhancements to pedestrian safety are among the initiatives benefiting communities from the latest round of grants from Saskatchewan’s Provincial Traffic Safety Fund. Sixty-five projects in 62 Saskatchewan communities were approved for Provincial Traffic Safety Fund Grants. Communities will […]

by ahnationtalk on January 9, 202315 Views

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Additional COVID-19 Vaccination Options for Children

January 6, 2023 Starting Monday, January 9, Saskatchewan families will have additional COVID-19 vaccination options for children and teens. For children five to eleven years, the Pfizer bivalent COVID-19 vaccine will be available as a first or additional booster. In Saskatchewan, children five to 11 years may receive the Pfizer bivalent vaccine as a booster […]

by ahnationtalk on January 6, 202313 Views

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New Indigenous multipurpose health facility to become a reality in Treaty 4

From: Indigenous Services Canada December 15, 2022 A new Indigenous-led health facility will soon become a reality in Treaty 4 territory in Saskatchewan. With funding now confirmed, the Saulteaux Pelly Agency Health Alliance’s $30 million proposal to construct a multipurpose health facility can now move forward to the tendering phase. In a recent meeting with […]

by ahnationtalk on December 15, 202231 Views

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How I’m committed to staying on the Red Road during the holiday season as I navigate an alcohol-free lifestyle – CBC

Dec 08, 2022 A Cree digital creator shares her journey living sober Holiday season is here, and it usually means big social gatherings, family meals, and lots of food and drinks. And for people living an alcohol-free lifestyle, or those that struggle, it can be stressful or triggering. For me, alcohol was always around. It was […]

by ahnationtalk on December 9, 202229 Views

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Government of Canada announces projects in Saskatoon to support seniors

From: Employment and Social Development Canada December 5, 2022 Since the beginning of the pandemic, the Government of Canada has helped millions of Canadians, including seniors, by providing them with supports and benefits related to COVID‑19. As Canada emerges from the pandemic, the Government of Canada will continue to support community organizations that make a […]

by ahnationtalk on December 5, 202224 Views

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Regina city council to consider deal on sale of laneway crossing site of future Indigenous health centre – CBC

Dec 01, 2022 Administration recommends selling land to Cowessess First Nation for $1 Cowessess First Nation is one step closer to opening an urban Indigenous health centre in Regina. The nation plans to build the facility on land it owns in the city, located on a block between Albert Street and Angus Street, and Sixth Avenue […]

by ahnationtalk on December 1, 202236 Views

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