On the Radar: What happens when someone on ODSP gets a medical review date

Posted
June 7, 2017

This month's On the Radar talks about the process that the Ontario Disability Support Program (ODSP) uses when they do a medical review.

Who gets a medical review date

To qualify for income support from ODSP, a person usually has to prove that they're a person with a disability.

When the Disability Adjudication Unit or the Social Benefits Tribunal decides that someone is a person with a disability, they may set a medical review date.

They do this if they think that the person's health might improve. 

Medical Review Package

The Disability Adjudication Unit handles medical reviews. When they're ready to do someone's medical review, they send them a Medical Review Package. The package has instructions and forms that have to be filled out and sent back within 90 days.

Read more: On the Radar: What happens when someone on ODSP gets a medical review date