National Prescription Drug Program

The Conservative platform did not contain any support for a national prescription drug program.

Safe Seniors Strategy

The Conservative platform made mention of tax breaks and tax credits for seniors, but no specifics were provided focused on improving health care for seniors.

Federal Funding

The Conservatives have implemented cuts to the federal health transfer escalator rates dropping from 6% to 3%, tied to GDP growth. There is also limited and targeted funding for health research.

Health Human Resources Plan

The Conservative platform did not make mention of a national health human resources plan.