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Eligibility criteria for seniors’ dental program

Project ID: 2019-013/2020 0950 048 000
Type of Response: Rapid response
Knowledge User: Southwestern Public Health Unit
ICES Scientist: Refik Saskin
Summary: The Southwestern Public Health Unit will be implementing a publicly funded dental program for low-income seniors as mandated by the province. The eligibility criteria for the program aligns with the co-payment reduction under the Ontario Drug Benefit. The request will determine how many seniors are eligible for the co-payment reduction. Results will help to estimate client volumes, which will inform resourcing and planning of dental services.
Status: Completed