Income and Employment Supports Regulations

Published Date: July 13, 2016
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Income Support, Training and Health Benefits Regulation

Part 3 Health Benefits

Financial Eligibility, Section 90 Dependent children only

  1. A household unit is financially eligible to receive a health benefit on behalf of a dependent child during the current health benefit period if

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

      1. 16 or 17 years of age, and
      2. in receipt of the Canada Child Benefit for the child,

      and

    2. 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 is financially eligible to receive a health benefit on behalf of a dependent child if, during the current health benefit period, the household unit

    1. was receiving income support and benefits as a barriers to full employment household unit or as an expected to work or working household unit, or

    2. was receiving assistance under the Assured Income for the Severely Handicapped Act.

  3. A household unit eligible to receive a health benefit under subsection (1)(b) 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.