6.2.1. Notwithstanding the provisions of section 6.2, the rates of adjustment of the maximum contribution and deductible may not exceed the rate of increase in the Pension index established under the Act respecting the Québec Pension Plan (chapter R-9) applicable on January 1 of the year where the adjustment takes place, which rate is: (1) for the maximum contribution: (a) reduced by 0.5% in regard to the persons referred to in the first paragraph of section 28 of the Act respecting prescription drug insurance (chapter A-29.01);
(b) increased by 0.5%, in regard to the persons referred to in the second paragraph of section 28 of the Act respecting prescription drug insurance;
(2) for the deductible, increased by 0.5%.
The rate of adjustment of the deductible may however be less than that established in accordance with the provisions of the first paragraph of this section and the first paragraph of section 6.2, where the amount of the deductible is equivalent to more than 20% of the amount of the maximum contribution in the case of the persons referred to in the second paragraph of section 28 of the Act respecting prescription drug insurance.
1300-2020O.C. 1300-2020, s. 11.