Eligibility criteria for seniors’ dental program
Project ID: 2019-011/2020 0950 048 000
Type of Response: Rapid response
Knowledge User: Hastings Prince Edward Public Health
ICES Scientist: Refik Saskin
Summary: The Hastings Prince Edward 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.