Good news! We have heard from David Schachow, Director, Drug Programs Delivery Branch, that the Ontario Public Drug Programs is authorizing the automatic extension of all EAP approvals with a funding date that is expired or expiring between February 1, 2020 to May 31,2020 by an additional 90 days from the expiry date listed on the original approval letter.
Read the full letter here:
EAP Extension Letter
There are also ODB Program changes and guidance for dispensers recommending pharmacies do not dispense more than 30 days of prescriptions in order to lessen the risk of drug shortages. Read the letter here:
ODB Program Changes and Guidance for Dispensers during the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency