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6,500 Oral Well being Suppliers Can Now Deal with Seniors Authorized for the CDCP


Starting right now, Might 1, 2024, the 6,500+ oral well being care suppliers which have signed as much as take part within the Canadian Dental Care Plan (CDCP) can begin treating sufferers which were accredited for this system.

A million seniors have been accredited to start their protection on this first month and now the applying course of for eligible folks aged 65 and older is made even simpler with a user-friendly on-line device.

For appointments made earlier than July 8, 2024, CDCP sufferers might want to ask their oral well being supplier if they’re registered to take part in this system. After that date, sufferers can see any dental care supplier with out them needing to have formally registered. Starting July 8, dental professionals can immediately invoice Solar Life for therapy supplied underneath the plan.

Solar Life has created a CDCP Supplier Seek for sufferers to make use of to discover a collaborating dentist, hygienist, denturist or specialist.

“Right this moment marks a major milestone for all those that have been eagerly ready to obtain providers underneath the Canadian Dental Care Plan,” stated The Honourable Mark Holland, Minister of Well being. “I’m thrilled to know that individuals who have postpone oral well being care as a result of they couldn’t afford it would start to obtain important dental care providers and that they are going to be on the street to higher well being. I thank each oral well being supplier who’s making ready to offer providers to CDCP sufferers. It is a pivotal second in our nation’s historical past.”

Learn extra from Well being Canada on this announcement.

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