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Income and Employment Supports Regulations

Published Date: August 01, 2011
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Income Support, Training and Health Benefits Regulation

Part 3 Health Benefits

Financial Eligibility, Section 87 Former assistance households

  1. A household unit is financially eligible to receive a health benefit during the current health benefit period if the household unit

    1. was receiving income support and benefits as a barriers to full employment household unit or as an expected to work household unit or was receiving assistance under theAssured Income for the Severely Handicapped Act, and

    2. ceased to receive that benefit or assistance due to excess income from

      1. employment income,
      2. self employment income, or
      3. a disability benefit under the Canada Pension Plan.

  2. A household unit eligible to receive a health benefit under subsection (1) is eligible to receive a health benefit in any continuous subsequent health benefit period if the assessed household unit’s income is equal to or less than the qualifying income level as determined by the Minister.