“The Ontario Home Medical Equipment Providers Association will strengthen the assistive devices industry in Canada for the benefit of all members through advocacy, coordinated representation at all government levels, and business-building networking opportunities.”


A unified industry is a more powerful industry.

OHMEPA advocates for Providers and Manufacturers of Home Medical Equipment in Ontario. OHMEPA is helping:

  • Impact Ontario government policies, procedures and initiatives

  • Streamline the approval process for new technologies and products

  • Create a more timely reimbursement process

  • Build awareness about assistive devices and the value of the products and services that OHMEPA members deliver to our clients

  • Expand the market by demonstrating the long-term economic and health benefits of assistive devices at the government, professional and consumer levels

  • Members enhance profitability and target growth opportunities based on reliable communications, dedicated government representation, and industry education

  • Improve the quality of life of Ontarians with home healthcare needs

  • OHMEPA’s professional, experienced leadership works with member committees and other organizations representing stakeholders in the sector to determine issues, develop plans, and advocate for results

Membership in OHMEPA is open to any company that manufactures, distributes or sells assistive products, including mobility, prostheses, respiratory, hearing, vision, communication technologies, and orthotic devices as well as diabetic and enteral feeding supplies and specialized seating systems.

OHMEPA also offers membership to not for profit organizations and service providers whose members/customers use our products and services.

Government Advocacy

  • Lobbying

  • Policy Development and Maintenance

  • Product Approval Education

  • Reimbursement Process Support

  • Legislature Days

  • Research, Resources and Feedback


  • OHMEPA Website

  • OHMEPA Newsletter

  • Regular Briefings

  • Event Updates and Activity Reports

  • Provincial Reports

  • Executive Director Bulletins

  • Membership Support

Stakeholder Engagement

  • Municipal, Provincial and Federal Governments

  • Patient Groups

  • Not-for-Profit Associations

  • Group Health and P&C Insurers

  • Service Providers

  • Medical and Healthcare Professionals

  • Media

Professional Networking

  • Annual General Meeting

  • Regional Conferences

  • Educational Seminars and Webinars

  • Special Events