What's Up in Family Medicine

What's Up in Family Medicine features articles with information, tools and resources that can support family physicians in their practices.

OHIP+ Reminder - July 1 Deadline for Exceptional Access Program (EAP) Requests

June 21, 2018

Following the rollout of OHIP+ on January 1, a drug coverage transition strategy was implemented, where insurers have assisted with coverage for some drugs that may otherwise be considered under the Exceptional Access Program (EAP), without requiring an EAP rejection letter. The transition period ends on June 30, 2018. 

Starting July 1, 2018, patients will be required to have their prescriber submit a request for all EAP drugs, including transition drugs. Read the full notice to ensure your patients do not experience any gaps in medication access.   


OHIP+ Pharmacare for Children and Youth

December 21, 2017

Under OHIP+ Children and Youth Pharmacare, OHIP-insured children and youth aged 24 years and under in Ontario will be able to get their prescription medications at no cost when they visit an Ontario pharmacy. Enrollment will be automatic, with no co-payment and no deductible. 

Learn what family physicians need to know and do to avoid gaps in their patients' coverage.

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