Leaving Disability Assistance

You may continue to get medical services and health supplements after you leave assistance.

These may include:

  • Medical supplies
  • Medical equipment and devices
  • Dental services
  • Optical (basic eyewear and repairs)
  • Eye examinations (if not already covered by MSP)
  • Infant formula supplement
  • Extended medical therapies
  • Medical transportation
  • Premium free Medical Services Plan (MSP) coverage
  • No deductible PharmaCare coverage
  • Tube feed supplement

Eligibility

You may continue to get health benefits if you are a person with a disability and you leave assistance because your income is in excess of assistance rates for the following reasons:

You may also be eligible if you are a person with persistent multiple barriers or a person living in a special care facility and leave assistance because:

You will have to meet the applicable income test for your family unit.

If you have a life-threatening health need, but have no resources and are not eligible, contact us for help.

WorkBC

Explore career and job options and learn about day-to-day working conditions and get the skills you'll need for today’s job market.

  • Get education and skills training, including funding for assistive adaptations
  • Gain work experience
  • Find a job
  • Create or expand your own business

Find a WorkBC centre.

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