New Feature on SADIE: The Exceptional Access Program Digital Assistant – Now With Delgates!

The Ministry of Health continues to modernize the Exceptional Access Program (EAP) and transition away from fax-based processes by December 31, 2021. As the next major step forward, you can now assign delegates in SADIE who can create and […]

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Attestation Forms to Confirm Vaccine Eligibility Not Required

The Ministry of Health has communicated to all 34 public health units that attestation forms and doctors’ notes are not required to confirm vaccine eligibility. This is in response to the OMA advocating to the government that […]

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Information for Switching Actemra IV Patients to Subcutaneous

The ORA has prepared an important communication piece to explain this matter. You may view it here: Important information for switching Actemra IV patients to subcutaneous […]

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New MOH Email Information Service

New MOH Email Information Service The Ontario Claims Services Branch has introduced subscription services for physicians and other health-care providers to receive email communications starting this month. This is a new resource to […]

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Actemra IV Supply Update

The following notice was posted by the CRA on April 7, 2021: Dear CRA members, We would like to provide an update on the current situation concerning ACTEMRA IV in Canada. The CRA has been monitoring stock levels […]

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Updated Biosimilar Fact Sheet – New LU Codes

The Ministry recently issued new LU Codes for etanercept and adalimumab biosimilars, effective March 29, 2021. The ORA has updated its Biosimilar Fact Sheet to reflect these changes. To download the form, please […]

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OMA COVID-19 Patient Assessment Tool For Physicians

The OMA has made available a patient assessment tool for physicians. To access this resource, please visit this link: OMA Covid-19 Patient Assessment Tool For Physicians (March 2021) […]

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Updated Biosimilar Fact Sheet

We have updated our biosimilar fact sheet to include some recently approved products. Please note, we will update this form again once LU codes are confirmed. Biosimilar Fact Sheet Feb 25 […]

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Vaccine Priority for Ontario Healthcare Workers

With the anticipated gradual increase in Ontario’s vaccine supply, on Sunday, February 14, the government issued a memo to medical officers of health and hospitals on the sequencing of Phase One priority populations […]

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New COVID-19 Clinical Guidance Now Available From the ACR!

The ACR has developed new guidance for rheumatology providers on the use of the COVID-19 vaccines for patients with rheumatic and musculoskeletal diseases (RMDs). The recommendations focus on general considerations related to COVID-19 […]

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