Sunday House Call, #656,  June 3, 2018: Ohip+ epitomizes the law of unintended consequences and patients’ health may suffer

Sunday House Call, #656,  June 3, 2018

Topics today include:

Insurance companies that once covered your medications will no longer do so for people who wualify ofr OHIP +. If your medication is not covered by OHIP +, the bureaucratic EAP forms come out and delays in treatment ensue. Your insurance company will not pay for this medication until the Ministry of Health rejects the EAP application. You now will potentially go weeks without your medication in the interim.


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