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Mycophenolate (Mycophenolate Sodium – Myfortic® & Mycophenolate Mofetil – CellCept®)

Find drug coverage information and forms for mycophenolate, by funding source.

What type of drug coverage does the patient have?

Private Insurance

  • Mycophenolate is typically covered by most private insurance plans.
  • Can provide Myfortic DIN 02264579 or CellCept DIN 02237484 to patient to explore coverage through private insurer and if any special authorization forms are required.

Ontario Drug Benefit (ODB) and OHIP+

  • Myfortic is covered under general benefit.
  • CellCept may be requested through Compassionate Review Policy (CRP) if intolerant to Myfortic. (See sidebar for enrolment form.)

Trillium Drug Program (TDP)

  • Enrol into TDP if not already enrolled.
  • Myfortic is covered under general benefit.
  • CellCept may be requested through Compassionate Review Policy (CRP) if intolerant to Myfortic. (See sidebar for enrolment form.)

Federal Non-Insured Health Benefits (NIHB) Program

  • Prior approval required. Have community pharmacy contact Drug Exception Centre for Exception Drugs Request Form to be sent to prescriber’s office. Send completed form to Drug Exception Centre.

Interim Federal Health Program (IFHP)

  • Medication coverage and duration of coverage vary depending on each individual’s case.
  • Contact IFHP with Myfortic DIN 02264579 or CellCept DIN 02237484 for assessment of coverage.

No Medication Coverage

  • Option to pay cash for medication or enrol into TDP.
  • If enrolling in TDP, refer to TDP.

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