Non Insured Health Benefits – Updates July 2018

Dental Benefit Information

The Orthodontic Policy has been updated to include a Modified LD Index within the criteria for orthodontic coverage. This policy has enhanced the criteria for review by considering pain and discomfort associated with malocclusion.
Denied claims between March 24, 2016 – July 31, 2018 can be resubmitted for review considering policy change.
Inquires and appeals can be made to NIHB Dental Predetermination Centre (DPC) – Orthodontic Services line at
1-866-227-0943.

Pharmacy Benefit Information
Updates to the Drug Benefit List. Drugs and products added to the Drug Benefit List can be viewed on Appendix H ‘New Listings’.
The Drug Benefit List can be found on NIHB website https://www.canada.ca/en/indigenous-services-canada/services/non-insured-health-benefits-first-nations-inuit.html

Additional information can be found on the NIHB website or contact:

Joanne Pine
Community Health Representative
Health Centre
Curve Lake First Nation
Tel:705-657-2557
Email: JoanneP@curvelake.ca