Who is eligible for Home Oxygen Therapy?

Any Ontario resident that holds a valid Ontario Health Card who has been prescribed Home Oxygen Therapy by a healthcare professional and meets the medical criteria can apply for home oxygen therapy under the ministry’s Home Oxygen Program.

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You must be an Ontario resident for more than 6 months.

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You must be eligible for and have a valid Ontario Health Card (OHIP).

Funding is as follows;

The ministry’s program will cover 100% of the funding if the client is:

1. 65 years of age or over; or

2. 64 years of age or younger and meets one of the following criteria:

  • is a resident of a Long Term Care Home;
  • is receiving social assistance through Ontario Works, Ontario Disability Support Program or Assistance to Children with Severe Disabilities; or
  • is receiving professional services through the CCAC.

ADP will cover 75% of the monthly reimbursement rate if the client is 64 years of age or younger and does not meet one of the criteria listed above.

For clients who do not qualify under the Home Oxygen Program.  MagGas has a private pay Home Oxygen Therapy program that is customized based on your needs with competitive prices. Clients that have private insurance/benefits might be eligible to have coverage depending on their plan.

What if I don’t qualify for the funding program?

Regardless of whether you qualify or not, MagGas is here to assist you. If you do not qualify for the Home Oxygen Program, you can buy or rent home oxygen therapy equipment from MagGas Medical Inc. if you have a prescription from your doctor.

Prior to buying or renting any equipment, MagGas Medical will assist you in answering the following questions;

1. What type of oxygen system will I need?

2. What type of oxygen will I use?

3. How long will the oxygen container last?

4. How do I get the container refilled? How often?

5. How loud is the machine (concentrator) at night? Is it too noisy to sleep?