Episode 9 – Understanding Drug Benefit Plans – with guest Martin Chung

When it comes to benefit planning, the drug landscape opens up a lot of questions, and it is not always easy to find the answers on your own. 

In this episode, Lorne Curry welcomes Martin Chung, assistant vice president of strategic health management at Equitable Life of Canada, to the show as they dive into the topic of pharmaceuticals. Martin aims to answer some of the most common questions he hears from people when it comes to understanding the landscape of drugs. 

In this episode, you will learn about:

  • The two buckets of drugs; regular drugs and specialty drugs  
  • How high-cost drugs are managed  
  • The costs involved with prescription drugs and how it might vary between pharmacies  
  • Relationships between insurance companies and pharmacies 
  • And more!

Tune in now to begin your journey into understanding what is important when it comes to pharmaceuticals. 

Resources: Lorne Curry | Curry Financial Group | Group Benefits headquarters | Martin Chung | Equitable Life of Canada