Government of New Brunswick

The NB Drug Plans pay pharmacies for each eligible prescription dispensed to members.  The NB Drug Plans include the New Brunswick Prescription Drug Program (NBPDP), NB Drug Plan (Plan D), Extra-Mural Program (Plan W), and Public Health (Plan P). The applicable dispensing fee and drug cost reimbursement are based on the drug category as outlined below:

Pharmacy Dispensing Fees

 

Pharmacy Dispensing Fees
Drug Category Dispensing Fee
Drugs on the Manufacturer List Price (MLP) List   up to $11.00
Drugs on the Maximum Allowable Price (MAP) List  up to $11.00
Extemporaneous Preparations (Compounds)  up to $16.50
Methadone for Chronic Pain  up to $11.00
Drugs for Opioid Dependence (e.g. Methadone, Buprenorphine / Naloxone) up to $9.50

 

Drug Cost Reimbursement

The New Brunswick Drug Plans reimburse the drug cost for each eligible prescription dispensed to members.

 

Drug Cost Reimbursement
Drug Category Ingredient Cost Mark-up
Drugs on the Manufacturer List Price (MLP) List up to MLP + 8% N/A
Drugs on the Maximum Allowable Price (MAP) List up to MAP up to 8%
Extemporaneous Preparations (Compounds) AAC N/A
Drugs for Opioid Dependence (e.g. Methadone, Buprenorphine / Naloxone)
up to MAP N/A