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Ontario Health Insurance Plan (OHIP)

OHIP (Ontario Health Insurance Plan) is Ontario’s health care plan. Through OHIP, the province pays for many health services you may need. You need to apply for OHIP, and once approved, you’ll get an Ontario health card which you must show every time you see your doctor, visit an emergency room, have a medical test or go for surgery.

  •’s How do I Apply for a Health Card (OHIP)? – you will have to fill out and application and collect some documents to submit with your application
  • Ontario's Apply for OHIP and get a health card - includes information on how to apply for OHIP and get a health card, eligibility and coverage, and more.
  • Some individuals who are not eligible for the provincial health insurance plan, such as refugees, may be able to access healthcare services through the Interim Federal Health Program
  •'s Ontario Health information page - find information about health insurance, how to find a doctor or other medical professional, and health services for you and your family

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