first nations health authority (FNHA) health benefits program
Cover dental services for children up to age 17 treated by dentists on-reserve or private practice. Services such as exams, x-rays, hygiene, extractions, fillings may have frequency limitations. Predeterminations are required for crowns, dentures, extractions (complicated or surgical), orthodontics, root canals for posterior teeth and sedation. As of July 2013, the FNHA assumed administrative responsibility for the Health Canada NIHB Program for First Nations residing in British Columbia.
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First Nations Health Authority (FNHA)
All First Nations children to age 17 that are resident of British Columbia and have a status number
All First Nations people that are BC residents and have a status number are covered. Those with private or other public dental plans may still be eligible under the FNHA Benefits Program (for claim amounts not covered by private plans).
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