Canada Life Assurance Co. is partnering with HumanisRx to provide medication reviews for plan members on disability leave.
Through the MedCheckUp program, HumanisRx pharmacists provide one-on-one support to Canada Life plan members on disability to help them better achieve intended health outcomes, minimize side effects and return to work faster, according to a press release.
Members receive a comprehensive medication review and follow-up consultations, which complement the medication review programs under the public health systems in most provinces, the release said.
“We’re pleased to offer these pharmacist-led interventions in disability as optimizing drug therapy is a key component in overall case management,” said Christine Hildebrand, vice-president of health and ability strategy for group customer at Canada Life, in the release. “Based on the results of our pilot with HumanisRx, medication changes were recommended in 73 per cent of the cases. MedCheckUp is one example of our evolution in disability management and the various tools we have for our case managers.”