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Eligibility criteria for seniors’ dental program

Project ID: 2019-008/2020 0950 048 000
Type of Response: Rapid response
Knowledge User: Thunder Bay District Health Unit
ICES Scientist: Refik Saskin
Summary: Thunder Bay District Health Unit is undertaking a situational assessment to determine an estimate of the number of seniors who will benefit from a publicly funded dental program for low-income seniors. 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 Ontario Drug Benefit co-payment reduction. Results will help to estimate client volumes, which will inform resourcing and planning of dental services.
Status: Completed