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Free prescription drug coverage for Ontario youth

Free prescription drug coverage for Ontario youth is coming in 2018. What will the impact be for employers?

prescription drug coverageStarting January 1st, 2018, prescription drugs will be free for Ontarians aged 24 and under. Ontario’s Youth Pharmacare, also known as OHIP+, is the first universal drug program of its kind in Canada. It represents a major step forward in providing health care savings for individuals, families, and employers alike.

This post by Collage HR explains how OHIP+ will affect group benefits, what savings employers can expect, and how to reinvest healthcare dollars for the greatest ROI.

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