The province recently rolled out a new online search site that will make it easier for residents to find out if their prescription medication is covered by the Ontario Drug Benefit (ODB) program or the new OHIP+ program. The new, mobile-friendly tool can be found at goo.gl/4DjNbC.
Enrolment in the new program is automatic with no co-payment or annual deductible charge assessed.
Eligible prescriptions can be filled free of charge at all Ontario pharmacies to anyone with a valid OHIP health card or health card number.
The OHIP+ program will also provide youth who are looking to quit smoking with free counselling from a pharmacist as well as free medication.
Support services and pharmacist counselling will be provided for up to one year, while prescription smoking cessation medication such as Champix and Zyban will be provided at no cost to youth 18 to 24 – if they are participating in smoking-cessation counselling.
For further information, visit goo.gl/hPohWq.
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