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Organization: Ontario. Ministry of Government and Consumer Services - London - Health Card Services - OHIP
Phone Numbers: Customer Service: 519-675-6700
Switchboard: 519-675-6800
Toll-Free: General Inquiry: 1-800-267-8097
Health Card Inquiry: 1-888-376-5197
Teletype: INFOline: 1-800-268-7095
Fax: 519-675-6832
217 York St, 5th Fl
London, ON
N6A 5P9
Intersection: Clarence St and York St
Location: Central London
Accessibility:   Wheelchair Accessible
Hours: Mon-Fri 8:30am-5pm
Service Description: Provincially-funded health coverage for a wide range of medically necessary health services, including basic hospital care

Issues Ontario Health Card, which shows that the cardholder is entitled to receive coverage * most Ontario health benefits are covered across Canada * some of the services OHIP does not cover include the costs of contact lenses or eyeglasses, certificates of fitness to work, missed appointments, telephone consultations, etc.
Fees: Free
Application: Register through OHIP office by calling to book an appointment * all applications must include three pieces of original documentation to prove Canadian citizenship, Ontario residency and personal identity * to replace a lost, damaged or stolen card visit ServiceOntario centre
Eligibility / Population(s) Served: All legally entitled residents of Ontario * must make a permanent and principal residence in Ontario and be present in Ontario for at least 153 days of any twelve month period * those below the age of 15 1/2 or over the age of 80 are eligible to mail-in for a health card renewal without having to visit a ServiceOntario centre
Languages (other than English): English ; French
Area(s) Served: Southwestern Ontario
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See Also: Personal Identification, Certificates and Licences

This information was last completely updated on 10/26/2015

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