Ontario Drug Benefit blood glucose test strip reimbursement policy:  Support tools for pharmacists (Complimentary from OPA)

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Summary

On July 8, 2013, the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care announced changes to the reimbursement of blood glucose test strips for Ontario Drug Benefit (ODB) recipients. The Ontario Pharmacists Association is making available an online learning module to help pharmacists discuss and review these changes with their patients, explain proper self-testing practices, and educate patients on the ideal testing frequencies based on their individual needs. Topics include:

  •  Overview of the ODB Blood Glucose Test Strips reimbursement policy
  •  How to help patients identify when and how often to self-monitor their blood glucose
  • Discussion on patient's individual self-monitoring requirements 

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Website:  https://www.opatoday.com/professional/online-learning