Out of Country (OOC) health services are described as:
Emergency OOC Health Services
OHIP provides very limited coverage for emergency services that are received outside of Canada. For this reason, you are strongly advised to purchase additional health insurance before you leave Canada. Reimbursement for costs associated with emergency OOC health services are provided after the service(s) has been received.
Learn more about OHIP coverage for travelers.
Prior Approval for OOC Health Services
The OOC Prior Approval Program provides pre-approved OHIP funding for certain health services that may be required outside of Canada. To be considered for OHIP funding under this program:
Note : If you have not received prior approval from the ministry before the OOC health services are rendered, you may be responsible for all costs associated with the service(s).
If you would like further information or clarification regarding the program, please call 1-888-359-8807 or e-mail OOCPRIORAPPROVALINQ@moh.gov.on.ca
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