Diabetes Canada - Northern Ontario

Service: Ontario Monitoring for Health Program

Description & Services
Public Comments Seniors 65 years of age and older, social assistance recipients, or Trillium Drug Program clients can only receive assistance for lancets and/or a blood glucose meter. Blood testing strips are covered under the Ontario Drug Benefit (ODB) Program. 
 
Pens and needles or syringes are not covered.
Description (Service) Provides financial assistance for blood monitoring supplies for individuals who use insulin or have gestational diabetes
Hours Hours not specified
Areas Served Algoma District ; Cochrane District ; Kenora District ; Manitoulin District ; Nipissing District ; Rainy River District ; Sudbury District ; Thunder Bay District ; Timiskaming District
Eligibility
  • Must be an Ontario resident with a valid Ontario Health card 
  • Must use insulin or have gestational diabetes 
  • Must not be receiving any other financial assistance for the items being claimed
 
Eligible supplies 
  • Blood testing strips and lancets - 75% reimbursement up to a maximum of $920/year (submit up to $1227 in receipts for strips and lancets) 
  • Blood glucose meters - 75% reimbursement up to a maximum of $75, once every 5 years 
  • Talking blood glucose meters - 75% reimbursement up to a maximum of $300, once every 5 years - for visually-impaired clients only; letter from doctor required to confirm visual impairment
Application Call or email to receive the claim form
Languages English
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Toll Free Phone 1-800-361-0796
E-Mail mfhp@diabetes.ca
Website www.diabetes.ca
Located In Community Northern Ontario
Address Northern Ontario
 
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Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care (MOHLTC)