Multiple Sclerosis Society of Canada

Programs and Services

Ontario Health Insurance Plan (OHIP)

  • Health and Wellness

An Ontario resident must have a health card to show that he or she is entitled to health care services paid for by OHIP

OHIP does not cover services that are not medically necessary, such as cosmetic surgery.

In order to be eligible, one must:

  • Be a Canadian citizen or have immigration status as set out in Ontario's Health Insurance Act, and
  • Make permanent and principal home in Ontario, and
  • Be physically present in Ontario 153 days in any 12-month period

For more information:

Phone: 1-866-532-3161 (Toll-free), 416-314-5518 (Local), 1-800-387-5559 (TTY)

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Disclaimer: The MS Society is an independent, voluntary health agency and does not approve, endorse or recommend any specific product or therapy but provides information to assist individuals in making their own decisions. For specific information and advice, please consult your personal physician. Read our full privacy policy.

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