BtC Helps You Understand the New Ontario Drug Benefit Paperless Drug Card Initiative.
Prior to September 1, 2016 patients brought in monthly cards to prove their drug benefit eligibility (often called “C”or “D”cards). Patients were usually registered under “Ontario Disability Support Program” or “Ontario Works”. Starting September 1, 2016, this monthly card is no longer required. A valid health card is sufficient. A temporary monthly card is also sufficient when an OHIP card is not available.
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Community (drugstore) pharmacists dispense some sage advice (and humour) to potential students of pharmacy...