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Understand and manage your benefits with OTIP’s online resources

Did you know that OTIP has online resources to help you understand your benefits and submit claims?

Make the most of your retirement with OTIP’s retirement webinars and podcast

Are you planning for retirement? Check out OTIP’s podcast series and webinars, where you can connect with experts who will help you make the most of your retirement. Learn more.

Understanding diabetes medication management

With so many Canadians impacted by diabetes, it’s important to understand your options for managing your medications and treatment protocol.

What to consider when selecting a new pharmacy

There are many factors to consider when you’re in the market for a new pharmacist. If you’re thinking about changing pharmacies, it’s important to understand the role they play as part of your healthcare team.

Misuse of benefits impacts us all

Each RTIP/ARM plan has a monthly premium that is calculated based on annual factors like the number of claims, reimbursements, types of benefits coverage and plan usage. Benefits fraud and abuse can also have a big impact on a plan’s bottom line.

The Ontario Drug Benefit Program and deductibles

If you or your dependant is 65 years old or older, the Ontario Drug Benefit (ODB) program can help pay for the majority of the cost of more than 4,400 prescription drug products. 

What you need to know about dental care after 60

Lots of things get better with age. Unfortunately, our dental health generally isn’t one of them. According to a recent survey by Statistics Canada, older Canadians typically have more problems with their teeth than their 20 to 39-year-old counterparts do.1 As we age, our dental health risks increase in several areas.

Diabetes 101

Did you know almost three million Canadians live with diabetes every day – that’s 10% of our population. There are three types of diabetes: Type 1, Type 2 and gestational.

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