Ontario. Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care

Site: Toronto - 5700 Yonge St

Service: Ontario Public Drug Programs

Contact Details
Office Phone 416-503-4586
ServiceOntario: 416-314-5518
Toll Free Phone 1-888-405-0405
ServiceOntario: 1-866-532-3161
TTY Phone ServiceOntario: 1-800-387-5559
Website www.ontario.ca/page/get-coverage-prescription-drugs
Site Details
Areas Served Ontario
Boundaries Ontario
Located In Community Etobicoke
Mailing Address PO Box 384 
Etobicoke, ON M9A 4X3
Service and Access Details
Description (Service) 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

Services and Programs:
  • Ontario Naloxone Program for Pharmacies
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30am-5pm
Eligibility 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
Application Application forms are available at pharmacies
Languages English ; French
Fees Co-payment plan determined by an individual's or family's income level
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (30) Provincial Government
Funding Private ; Provincial - MHLTC
Service Categories Government Subsidized Prescription Drug Benefits ; Medical Expense Assistance ~ Cancer

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