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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COVID-19 Resource: The Centre for Effective Practice

The Centre for Effective Practice has published a helpful resource with information on COVID-19. The content on their website is updated frequently. To access this resource, please visit this link: https://tools.cep.health/tool/covid-19-vaccines/#availability-rollout-and-prioritization-in-ontario […]

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Canadian Rheumatology Association Position Statement on COVID-19 Vaccination – Updated

The Canadian Rheumatology Association recently updated their position statement on the COVID-19 Vaccination. To review the updated position statement, please visit this link: https://rheum.ca/wp-content/uploads/2021/01/Updated-Position-Statement-on-Covid19-Vaccine_Jan_21.pdf They have also created a Decision Aid pamphlet for […]

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COVID-19 Vaccine & Recommended Resources

We have updated our COVID-19 Info section to include two new recommended resources: The American College of Rheumatology December 2020 Update The British Society for Rheumatology COVID-19 Vaccine Guidance ACIP COVID Vaccine Recommendation […]

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