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Nunavut Insurance

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Prescription Drugs

- Coverage is provided for seniors aged 65 and over.
Non-Insured Health Benefit (NIHB): Federal Government program provides coverage for needs based eligible Canadians (registered Inuit, Innu and Indians).

Dental Care

- Coverage is only for oral surgery performed in a hospital.
- Senior coverage for one pair of dentures every 5 years
- Some coverage for in-hospital treatment

Vision Care

- There is no coverage for optometrist fees.
- Individuals over 65 receive coverage at set reimbursement amounts.

Hospital Care

- There is only coverage for basic ward accommodations.

Health Specialists

100% coverage is available for physiotherapy sessions performed in a hospital.
- There is no coverage for any other services.

Homecare and Nursing

- Some coverage is provided and is based on medical needs assessed by Provincial Health.

Ambulatory Services

- Hospital to hospital transfers are covered

Hearing Aids

- Those over 65 receive up to $500 every 3 years.

Medical Equipment and Supplies

- Partial coverage is provided under the Extended Health Benefits program for seniors and individuals with specified diseases.

For further details contact the Nunavut Department of Health and Social Services.


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British Columbia
New Brunswick
Northwest Territories
Nova Scotia
Prince Edward Island