Ontario Public Drug Programs, MOHLTC

The Ministry of Health and Long Term Care website contains a great deal of pertinent information that is useful to pharmacists and the practice of pharmacy. The purpose of this information is to identify areas of particular interest to pharmacists, and provide a description of the information available with links and contact information for the specific departments and divisions.

Colon Cancer Check

  • Overview of Program
  • Pharmacists role in delivery of the program
  • Fecal Occult Blood Test (FOBT) Kits information

ServiceOntario INFOline: 1-866-410-5853
email: ColonCancerCheck.moh@ontario.ca

Exceptional Access Program (EAP) requests
  • EAP criteria
  • Application process
  • Turnaround times
  • Compassionate review policy

In Toronto, call 416-327-8109
Toll-free: 1-866-811-9893
Email: EAPFeedback.moh@ontario.ca


MedsCheck Program Standardization and System Requirements

  • MedsCheck
  • MedsCheck Diabetes
  • MedsCheck at Home
  • MedsCheck LTC

INFOline 1-866-255-6701

OHIP+: Children and Youth Pharmacare

Drug coverage for children and youth aged 24 and under who are covered by OHIP

  • Questions and answers
  • Fact sheets

In Toronto call 416-314-5518
Toll-free ServiceOntario INFOline 1-866-532-3161
Email: OHIPplus@ontario.ca

The Ontario Drug Benefit (ODB) Program

Basic information for the public and health care professionals regarding the ODB program, what is covered, and who is eligible

Ontario Public Drug Programs

  • Drugs Funded by the Ontario Drug Benefit Program
  • Links to Formulary Downloads, Monitored Drugs List Downloads
  • Drug Benefit Prices for EAP
  • Extemporaneous Preparations
  • Conditions for Payment of Dispensing Fee

In Toronto call 416-327-8109, Toll-free: 1-866-811-9893
email: PublicDrugPrgrms.moh@ontario.ca

ODB e-formulary

This electronic version of the Ontario Drug Benefit Formulary / Comparative Drug Index (Formulary / CDI) provides access to a listed drug products database

ServiceOntario INFOline at 1-866-532-3161

Executive Officer Communications

Recent communications from the Executive Officer of Ontario's Public Drug Programs.

Ontario Naloxone Program for Pharmacies

Call the Ontario Drug Benefit (ODB) Help Desk 1-800-668-6641
Email: PublicDrugPrgrms.moh@ontario.ca

Ontario’s Narcotics Strategy

  • Information for Public and Health Care Professionals
  • List of Monitored Drugs
  • FAQs
  • Resources

ServiceOntario INFOline at 1-866-532-3161

Pharmaceutical Opinion Program

  • Program for the identification of a potential drug related problem during the course of dispensing a new or repeat prescription or when conducting a MedsCheck medication review
  • Definitions of prescription intervention terms or drug related problems
  • Overall Process
  • FAQs
  • Resources

ServiceOntario INFOline at 1-866-532-3161

Pharmacy Smoking Cessation Program

  • Information for community pharmacists to provide a smoking cessation program to Ontario Drug Benefit (ODB) recipients.
  • FAQs
  • Resources

ServiceOntario INFOline at 1-866-532-3161

Trillium Drug Program: - Guide - Application Form

  • A Guide to Understanding the Trillium Drug Program
  • Application forms for patients

In Toronto, call 416-642-3038 - Toll-free: 1-800-575-5386
email: trillium@ontariodrugbenefit.ca

Universal Influenza Immunization Program (UIIP)

  • Applications
  • Frequently Asked Questions
  • Vaccine Storage and Handling Guidelines

Service Ontario, INFOline at 1 877-844-1944
Email: uiip.moh@ontario.ca