OHIP and Physiotherapy

OHIP Funding for Physiotherapy One of the most common questions that we receive is, “Will OHIP cover the cost of physiotherapy?”  Hopefully if you’ve been searching online for the answer and you’ve found this article in answers some of your questions for you. The Government of Ontario has a website where you can find all the details.  Here is our quick summary. Who is eligible for OHIP funded physiotherapy? To be eligible you MUST have a valid Ontario Health Card and one of the following situations MUST apply to you: You are a long-term care resident who is age 18 or older You have been discharged as an inpatient of a hospital after an overnight stay and require physiotherapy for the condition, illness or injury for which you were hospitalized You are on Ontario Works or ODSP You are age 65 or older You are age 65 or older and require in-home physiotherapy If you are not listed above you are not eligible to receive OHIP covered physiotherapy. If I’m Eligible What Do I Do Next? You will require a referral from your doctor or nurse practitioner.  If you believe that you are eligible and you need physiotherapy please make an … Continue reading OHIP and Physiotherapy