Erelzi Products & Patients Weighing 63kg or Less

It was recently announced that Erelzi is now funded under the the Ontario Drug Benefit Program (ODBP) as a LU benefit for the following indications: RA, AS and pJIA. It was noted in […]

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OHIP+ Begins January 1, 2018

OHIP+ BEGINS JANUARY 1, 2018 FOR ALL ONTARIANS UNDER 25 YEARS OLD.  IMPORTANT INFORMATION FOR YOU AS A PRESCRIBER. If you haven’t signed up to be a TFA provider, please contact Sandy Kennedy: admin@ontariorheum.ca We […]

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Update from the MOHLTC on OHIP+ Children and Youth Pharmacare

August 14, 2017 Colleagues, We are pleased to share this update on OHIP+: Children and Youth Pharmacare (OHIP+) with you. You can count on regular OHIP+ emails like this as your source of […]

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Brenzys (etanercept) now has ODB limited use codes! Updated EAP Forms now avaiable

The ODB limited use codes are for the two indications of rheumatoid arthritis (LU # 499) and ankylosing spondylitis (LU # 498). Please note the following: New requests for Enbrel for those two […]

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Shortage of Parenteral Methotrexate (with preservative)

Click here for information on the Parenteral Methotrexate drug shortage: link  […]

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Provincial eConsult Initiative

OntarioMD is leading the implementation of a provincial eConsult service to enable faster access to specialist advice for Ontarians. The program is funded by Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care (MOHLTC). To learn […]

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OMA Negotiations 2017

Important Letter from the OMA! Please email your top 3 – 5 negotiations priorities for our Section to Philip Baer: philip.baer@rogers.com. Read the letter via this link: May 1 OMA Letter […]

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News Alert – Revised Orencia Enrollment Form

The Orencia Enrollment Form has been updated and is available via this link: Orencia Enrollment Form […]

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CRA Winter Joint Count Survey: Access to Medication

To review the results of the Winter Joint Count Survey, please click on this link: Survey: Access to Medication […]

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Improving Outcomes For Patients With Inflammatory Arthritis

Dr. Vandana Ahluwalia recently contributed this article to the Huffington Post: Improving Outcomes Article   […]

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