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Program: Ontario Public Drug Programs  
Organization: Ontario. Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care
Phone Numbers: 416-503-4586
ServiceOntario: 416-314-5518
Toll-Free: 1-888-405-0405
ServiceOntario: 1-866-532-3161
Teletype: ServiceOntario: 1-800-387-5559
Station D
PO Box 384
Etobicoke, ON
M9A 4X3
Location: Toronto (Etobicoke)
Accessibility: Wheelchair Accessible    Wheelchair Accessible
Hours: Mon-Fri 8:30am-5pm
Service Description: Partial funding to cover the costs of prescription drugs listed in the Ontario Drug Benefit Formulary * includes nutrition products and diabetic testing agents * prescriptions for listed drugs must be ordered by a doctor or dentist licensed to practice in Ontario and must be filled by a pharmacy in Ontario

Ontario Drug Benefits Program (ODB) - Helps eligible people pay for their prescription medications

Drug Funding Program for Cancer Care - Funding for cancer drugs * administered by Cancer Care Ontario

OHIP+ - New program (starting Jan 1, 2018) to cover the costs of medications for all OHIP-covered children and youth 24 years and younger * 4,400 drugs included in program

Exceptional Access Program - Handles funding requests for drugs that are not listed in the Formulary * requests reviewed on a case-by-case basis

Fees: Co-payment plan determined by an individual's or family's income level
Application: Application forms are available at pharmacies
Eligibility - Population(s) Served: Ontario residents who are 65 years and older, or receiving social assistance, or residing in long term care homes or homes for special care, or receiving professional home care services * registrants in the Trillium Drug Program
Languages: English ; French
Language Note: French programs, publications, and website * French interpretation available upon request
Area(s) Served:
See Also: Drug Benefits

This information was last completely updated on December 13, 2017

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