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 89 Other households

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

    1. a member of the household unit is 18 years of age or older,

    2. the total costs associated with the ongoing need for prescription drugs and essential diabetic supplies of the household unit exceed an amount determined by the Minister, and

    3. the assessed household unit’s income is equal to or less than the qualifying income level as determined by the Minister.

  2. A household unit eligible to receive a health benefit under subsection (1) is eligible to receive the 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.