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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

Section 73 Health benefits

  1. The health benefits that may be provided by the Director under section 7 of the Act to an eligible person is subject to section 8 of the Act and this Part.

  2. In this Part, “health benefit” means

    1. a prescription drug that is

      1. listed in the Drug Benefit List published by the Department of Health and Wellness, and
      2. approved by the Minister,

    2. a non prescription drug or a nutritional product listed in the Drug Benefit Supplement published by the Minister,

    3. an optical supply or service listed in an agreement between the Minister and

      1. the Alberta Association of Optometrists, or
      2. the Alberta Opticians Association,

    4. a dental supply or service listed in an agreement between the Minister and

      1. the Alberta Dental Association and College,
      2. the College of Alberta Denturists, or
      3. the College of Registered Dental Hygienists of Alberta,

    5. an emergency ambulance service in a list approved by the Minister,

    6. an essential diabetic supply in a list approved by the Minister, and

    7. if approved by the Health Benefits Exception Committee under section 74, a health benefit not included in a list or agreement under clauses (a) to (f).