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Understanding Ontario's drug programs

If you qualify, Ontario’s drug programs will pay most of the cost of some of your prescription drugs. These programs are separate from the Ontario Health Insurance Plan (OHIP). OHIP pays doctors and other health care providers to provide certain health services.

Who can apply?

To qualify, you must live in Ontario and have a valid Ontario Health Card. Each program may have additional rules about who can join.

 
What drug programs does Ontario offer?
 

What drug programs does Ontario offer?

Learn about Ontario’s six core programs and if you qualify.

 
Which drugs do the programs pay for?
 

Which drugs do the programs pay for?

Search online to find out which drugs are covered.

 
How are drugs in Ontario approved?
 

How are drugs in Ontario approved?

Learn about the steps taken to review and approve new drugs.

 
What is Ontario doing to improve our drug programs?
 

What is Ontario doing to improve our drug programs?

Learn about the changes being made to drug benefits in Ontario.

 
Are you taking more than two medications?
 

Are you taking more than two medications?

Learn how the MedsCheck program can help.

 
How is Ontario supporting the proper use of narcotics?
 

How is Ontario supporting the proper use of narcotics?

Learn about the Ontario Narcotics Strategy.

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