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Special Authorization Digital Information Exchange

Exceptional Access Program

NEW FEATURE as of May 26, 2021 – EMAIL NOTIFICATIONS: SADIE now sends email notifications when a request is ready to review and submit. Prescribers and delegates now receive an email alert when a request created by a designate is ready for the prescriber or delegate to submit. Designates now receive an email notification when a request has been submitted. Notifications will be sent to your GO Secure email address. Read more >>

As of May 5, 2021 – the Ministry of Health continues to modernize its Exceptional Access Program (EAP) and transition away from the fax-based process by December 31, 2021. Prescribers can allow delegates to create and submit requests to the EAP on their behalf. Delegates can use SADIE if the prescriber they work with has designated them on GO Secure and SADIE. Read more >>

SADIE is the digital portal for submitting Exceptional Access Program (EAP) requests for Ontario Drug Benefit recipients. You can use the button below to log into SADIE.

SADIE Button

Need help accessing SADIE? Learn how to get started.

Why use SADIE?

  • Delegates can submit requests to the EAP!
  • By December 2021EAP request submission and responses will be through SADIE only. Use of fax technology will be discontinued.
  • Accessible wherever and whenever prescribers workSADIE is available 24x7 on your computer, tablet, or smart phone.
  • Easy to use – Requests can be submitted in as little as 2 minutes!
  • Smart forms that streamline submissions for any drug by asking questions specific to the patient’s circumstances.
  • Designates can prepare an EAP request for a prescriber to review and submit.
  • Faster decisions and a reduction in requests for additional information.
  • Same day approvals for many requests submitted through SADIE.

What browsers you should use

Chrome is the recommended browser for SADIE. Latest versions of other browsers, except Internet Explorer, are also supported.

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Help using SADIE

If you need help related to the SADIE portal please see the SADIE Training Aids.

For technical difficulties, please call the Help Desk
1-800-262- 6524 or
email SSContactCentre.MOH@ontario.ca.


Feedback or Suggestions?

Feedback is appreciated and suggestions will help inform future SADIE features.

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