EHB Full Coverage Plan

Chronic Health Conditions

The Extended Health Benefits Full Coverage Plan for Chronic Health Conditions offers insurance coverage in the following areas:

  • Medical Travel
  • Prescription Drugs
  • Medical Supplies and Equipment

To be eligible for the EHB Full Coverage Plan for Chronic Health Conditions, you need to be enrolled with the Nunavut Health Care Plan and be a non-beneficiary Nunavut resident with a chronic disease or illness and no other insurance plan.

Click here for a list of Specified Disease Conditions.

Click here for information on applying for Extended Health Benefits.

 

Medical Travel

Benefits: Extended Health Benefits will cover the full cost of the $250 co-payment for air travel not covered by the Nunavut Health Care Plan.

If you are enrolled in the EHB Full Coverage Plan for Chronic Health Conditions, please tell the travel clerk at the health centre so you do not have to pay the $250 co-payment fee.

You will have to pay all other costs up front.

You can apply for repayment for some of your medical travel costs through EHB.

Click here to find out about Medical Travel benefits from EHB.

Making a Claim: You will have to pay all costs of medical travel up front.

Send original receipts with an EHB Claim Form to the following address:

Nunavut Health Insurance Programs Office
Department of Health
Bag 3
Rankin Inlet, NU
X0C 0G0

Phone: (867) 645-8001
Toll Free: (800) 661-0833
Email

Click here to find out about Medical Travel benefits from EHB.

 

Prescription Drugs

Benefits: EHB will pay the full cost of approved prescription drugs listed in the NIHB formulary.

Click here for a list of approved drugs.

Making a Claim: Tell your pharmacist that you are covered by the EHB program and they will call the Nunavut Health Insurance Office to verify that you are enrolled.

The cost of your prescription will be billed directly to EHB.

If you are filling a prescription outside of Nunavut, you will have to pay for your own prescription drugs.

If you have to pay for your prescription up front, send your original receipts and an EHB Claim Form to the following address:

Nunavut Health Insurance Programs Office
Department of Health
Bag 3
Rankin Inlet, NU
X0C 0G0

Phone: (867) 645-8001
Toll Free: (800) 661-0833
Email

 

Medical Supplies and Equipment

Benefits: EHB will pay for medical supplies, appliances, and prosthetics that are needed and approved for chronic illnesses.

Click here for a list of approved medical supplies and equipment.

Making a Claim: If you have to pay up front, send the original receipts with your EHB Claim Form to the following address:

Nunavut Health Insurance Programs Office
Department of Health
Bag 3
Rankin Inlet, NU
X0C 0G0

Phone: (867) 645-8001
Toll Free: (800) 661-0833
Email

For high cost items, or if you are unable to pay up front, please have the equipment provider contact Nunavut Health Insurance Programs, EHB Division: (800) 661-0833.