The Ministry of Health Assistive Devices Program (ADP) may provide funding to residents of Ontario with a valid health card for certain devices provided by a Certified Orthotist which are required for long term (over 6 months) use for chronic medical conditions. Your Certified Orthotist will provide you with details specific to your needs.
For a general outline of ADP please click here. The The Ministry of Health ADP Applicant's Information Sheet for Orthotic Devices also has answers to frequently asked questions.
To apply for funding, please download, print and complete the Application for Funding Orthotic Devices, and take it to your Doctor for signature.
ONTARIO MINISTRY OF COMMUNITY AND SOCIAL SERVICES
In some cases, the Ontario Disability and Support Program or Ontario Works may help to provide funding for certain prescribed devices. We will apply for and arrange direct funding for eligible clients.
Non-insured Health Benefit Program provides coverage for a range of services and devices for First Nations and Inuit people. As providers for NIHB, we will apply for and arrange direct funding for eligible clients.
Veteran’s Affairs Canada provides coverage for a range of services and devices for Veterans. As providers for DVA, we will apply for and arrange direct funding for eligible clients.
PRIVATE OR GROUP INSURANCE
We are Preferred Providers of many third party insurance companies including Greenshield. As each insurance policy is individualized, it is important to understand your coverage. We can assist you with clarification of terminology and funding issues with the insurance companies and in some cases, directly invoice your insurance company.
Many insurance companies including Manulife, Great West Life and Sunlife now require specific information regarding the professional who provides orthoses. Please inform our staff if you require additional information for your insurance provider.