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Changes to OHIP+ Effective April 1, 2019

Posted by Benefits Alliance

March 18, 2019

Categories: Government Benefits, Group Benefits, Human Resources, Prescription Drugs

The Ontario government is making changes to its OHIP+ Children and Youth Pharmacare program, as you know. The changes affect Ontario residents aged 24 and under, as follows:

  • Those with prescription drug coverage under a private plan will access prescribed medicines through their private plan, as they did prior to the launch of OHIP+
  • Those with no private coverage remain eligible for drug coverage under OHIP+. They will continue to receive benefits from the Ontario Drug Benefit program with no co-payments or deductibles.