“OHIP+ is on its deathbed. No longer will all young people aged 24 and under get free prescription medications at their local pharmacies through the province’s first-ever pharmacare program.
Elliott’s statement, issued shortly after noon on Saturday, claims the Progressive Conservatives will “fix the OHIP+ program” to make it more “cost-effective.” You could call this resuscitation by amputation and decapitation.
In future, young people will have to turn first to their parents’ workplace plan — if they have one — that covers some or all of their expenses. Only if they have no coverage, or face additional costs, will they be able to turn to the government as a last resort, months later, for reimbursement that remains indeterminate.”
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