Ontario waives three-month OHIP waiting period

The province is waiving the three-month waiting period for the Ontario Health Insurance Plan (OHIP) in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The announcement is the latest regulatory change from the Ford government as coronavirus cases continue to rise in Ontario. “The health and well-being of Ontarians continue to be our

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Toronto doctor charged after false bills submitted to OHIP

Ontario Provincial Police say they’ve charged a 53-year-old doctor after an investigation into alleged billing fraud. Police allege Andrew Taylor, of Toronto, inappropriately submitted health bills to the Ontario Health Insurance Plan for services that weren’t provided. They also allege there were other inappropriate billings, but didn’t provide details. Taylor

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Ford government wants to end OHIP coverage while travelling abroad

Chris Herhalt, Published Wednesday, April 24, 2019 12:30PM EDT Last Updated Wednesday, April 24, 2019 1:53PM EDT The Ford government is proposing to end OHIP coverage for Ontarians when they travel outside of Canada, saying most tourists buy private health insurance for trips anyways. According to a proposed

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