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Saskatchewan Government Health Insurance Plan offers Limited Coverage.

Here's a brief overview:

Prescription Drugs
Individuals eligible for Supplementary Health Plan: 100% coverage for those under 18 years; individuals over 18 years of age, $2 fee per prescription.
Low income families: adults covered for 65% after a $100 deductible per 6-month period. 100% coverage for children in low-income families.
Individuals 65 and over: Coverage for 70% after a $200 deductible per 6-month period.
Dental Checkups & Treatment
Individuals under 18 years: coverage for regular check-ups under the Family Health Benefits and Supplementary Health Plan.
Limited coverage for specific surgical and periodontal procedures.
Vision Care
Individuals under 18 and over 64 years of age: coverage for one examination every 12 months.
Individuals over 18 and under 64 years of age: coverage for one examination every 24 months.
Hospital Stay
Coverage for basic ward accommodation, normal hospital in-patient services and certain hospital out-patient services.
Registered Specialists:
Chiropractor, Chiropodist, Naturopath, Osteopath, Physiotherapist, Speech Pathologist, Podiatrist
Chiropractor: covered under Supplementary Health Plan. Saskatchewan Health pays portion for those not eligible for Supplementary Health Plan.
Chiropodist (podiatrist): covered if services performed in Regional Health clinics only.
Physiotherapist: 100% coverage if services provided in hospital or accredited facility.
No coverage for other services.
Homecare & Nursing
Coverage and availability of services vary in each health district.
Fees apply.
Medical Equipment & Supplies
SAIL (Saskatchewan Aids to Independent Living) provides financial assistance for oxygen and equipment, artificial limbs, braces, wheelchairs, colostomy supplies and more.
Ambulance Services
Seniors 65 and over pay a maximum of $250 for road ambulance and $350 for air ambulance. Individuals receiving Saskatchewan assistance: 100% coverage.
Children's Benefit Program provides 100% coverage for children up to 17 years of age in low-income families or receiving Saskatchewan assistance.
Out-of-Province Physician services and Hospital care
Coverage (to Saskatchewan maximums), with the exception of Quebec. Quebec services reimbursed at pre-determined rates.
Out-of-Country Physician services and Hospital care
Physician services for emergency services: 100% coverage (to Saskatchewan maximums).
Hospital Care: $ 100 per day.
Out-patient care: $50 per visit.
Hearing Aids
Limited coverage for audiologist services and hearing aids.


This information is provided to give a general overview of possible coverage. Information is subject to change without notice. For detailed benefits and eligibility criteria, please contact your healthcare provider or provincial government.