Notice: Our office will be closed to the public December 17, 2022 to January 9th, 2023.
For all our current and past clients, we will continue working on your files and responding through the holidays. Though please be advised that our response time may be delayed due to the high volume of work during this season.

OHIP+: Children and Youth Pharmacare

OHIP+ will provide drug coverage for children and youth who are covered by OHIP and aged 24 and under. OHIP+ begins January 1, 2018.

Who will be covered…

All babies, children and youth aged 24 and under who have OHIP coverage will be covered by OHIP+. Enrollment in OHIP+ will be automatic and eligible medications will be covered at no cost. OHIP+ coverage stops on the patient’s 25th birthday.

How the process works…

Patients will not need to apply to the join OHIP+, nor will they need to pay any upfront costs. Those eligible for OHIP+ only need to give pharmacists their health card number and a valid prescription.

What medications will be covered…

OHIP+ will cover all drugs currently available through the Ontario Drug Benefit (ODB) program. This includes more than 4,400 drug products listed on the ODB Formulary/Comparative Drug Index and additional drugs eligible for funding through the Exceptional Access Program (EAP). If a drug is not available through the ODBprogram, it will not be covered through OHIP+.

More information…

Click the links below for more information on specific OHIP+ programs and eligibility requirements:

To read the full details, click here.