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Non-Insured Benefits2019-09-23T20:20:45+00:00

NON-INSURED HEALTH BENEFITS

Non-Insured Health Benefits (NIHB) is Health Canada’s national program. This program addresses the following:

  • benefit claims for a specified range of drugs
  • dental care
  • vision care
  • medical supplies and equipment
  • short-term crisis intervention
  • mental health counseling
  • medical transportation

CONTACT

NIHB & COMMUNITY HEALTH REP
(250) 652-1149
health@tsawout.ca

NON-INSURED HEALTH BENEFITS

Non-Insured Health Benefits (NIHB) is Health Canada’s national program. This program addresses the following:

  • benefit claims for a specified range of drugs
  • dental care
  • vision care
  • medical supplies and equipment
  • short-term crisis intervention
  • mental health counseling
  • medical transportation

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Who is an Eligible Recipient?2019-05-24T03:32:54+00:00

An eligible recipient must be identified as a resident of Canada and one of the following:

  • A registered Indian according to the Indian Act;
  • An Inuk recognized by one of the Inuit Land Claim organizations; or
  • An infant less than one year of age, whose parent is an eligible recipient
What is covered?2019-05-24T03:33:42+00:00

The NIHB Program covers a wide variety of goods and services that may not be covered under provincial medical plans or private insurance.  These medically necessary goods and services include:

  • Crisis Counselling
  • Dental Benefits
  • Drug Benefits
  • Eye & Vision Care Benefits
  • Medical Supplies & Equipment
  • Medical Transportation

For a detailed list of goods and services that may be covered by the NIHB program, please visit the Health Canada Website.

Where can I find more information?2019-05-30T17:10:54+00:00

CONTACT

NIHB & COMMUNITY HEALTH REP
(250) 652-1149
health@tsawout.ca