Changes to OHIP Effective October 1st, 2019
Changes to the Ontario Health Insurance Plan (OHIP) are now in effect, as a result of the Appropriateness Working Group’s (AWG) review:
Some of the changes include:
As of January 1st, 2020 Ontario residents will no longer be eligible for up to $400 per day for out-of-country hospital care, this decision was made independently by the government and was not part of the recommended changes by the physician-led group.
Who is covered:
In Ontario, the government administers the Ontario Health Insurance Plan, which generally pays for health care services received by Ontario residents with a valid health card.
What is covered:
OHIP covers part or all of the following services:
For more information visit: https://www.ontario.ca/page/what-ohip-covers
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To receive additional information on OHIP and how it may impact your business, please contact your benefits consultant at at 1-800-661-1518 or fill out the contact form below.