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Newfoundland Insurance

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Prescription Drugs

- Individuals on social assistance and those over 65 deemed lower income receive 100% coverage for prescription drugs.
- Coverage also available for families with high cost drugs. A co-payment is formulated based on income.

Dental Care

- Coverage is available for some surgical dental procedures performed in a hospital.
- Children under 12 years receive coverage for basic dental services (cleanings, fluoride, x-rays, routine fillings, and examinations every 6 months.)
- Individuals aged 13 - 17 on social assistance also receive coverage for basic dental services, subject to a co-payment.
- Individuals over 17 on social assistance receive coverage for emergency services and extractions.

Vision Care

- No coverage available.

Hospital Care

- There is coverage for basic ward accommodations.

Health Specialists

- Coverage is available for rehabilitative services such as physiotherapy, audiology, and occupational therapy, performed in a hospital.

Homecare and Nursing

Some coverage based on assessed needs of the patient.

Ambulatory Services

No coverage available.

Hearing Aids

No coverage available.

Medical Equipment and Supplies

- No coverage is available for equipment and supplies used outside hospital.

Click here for more details on the Newfoundland Medical Care Plan.


Other Provinces:

British Columbia
New Brunswick
Northwest Territories
Nova Scotia
Prince Edward Island