Leaving Disability Assistance

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

These may include:

  • Medical Services Plan (MSP) coverage
  • No deductible PharmaCare coverage
  • 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
  • Tube feed supplement

You may also continue to receive transportation support as a bus pass or as a $52 monthly payment for a certain time period.

Eligibility

You may continue to get transportation and health benefits if you leave disability assistance. This applies when you leave assistance because your income is more than assistance rates for the following reasons:

If you leave disability assistance because you earned more than your Annual Earnings Exemption, you should continue to submit a Monthly Report form each month. This allows us to reassess your eligibility for assistance without you having to reapply.

You may also be eligible for health benefits if you are a person with persistent multiple barriers or 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.