• The item is on the FNHA Health Benefits program Medical Supplies & Equipment List (see the ‘What is covered?’ section below).• Prior approval, if required, is granted by the FNHA Health Benefits program.• The item is not available to clients through other federal, provincial, or other third party plans.• The benefit is prescribed by an eligible prescriber.• The item is provided by an FNHA recognized pharmacy or medical supply and equipment provider.
• Audiology (Hearing Aids and Supplies)• Bathing and Toileting Aids• Cushions and Protectors• Environmental Aids (Dressing and Feeding)• Lifting and Transfer Aids• Low Vision Aids• Miscellaneous Supplies and Equipment• Mobility Aids (Walking Aids, Wheelchairs)• Orthotics and Custom Footwear• Ostomy Supplies and Devices• Oxygen Supplies and Equipment• Pressure Garments and Pressure Orthotics (Compression Device and Scar Management)• Prosthetic Benefits (Breast, Eye, Limbs)• Respiratory Supplies and Equipment• Urinary Supplies and Devices (Catheter Supplies and Devices, Incontinence Supplies)• Wound Dressing Supplies
• Assistive listening devices (excluding eligible hearing aids)• Assistive speech devices (i.e., keyboard speech systems, speech enhancers)• Cochlear implants• Custom-made mask for ventilation• Electric/myoelectric limb prosthetics• Exercise devices• Experimental equipment• Foot products manufactured only from laser or optical scanning or computerized gait and pressure analysis systems• Grab bars permanently fixed• Hospital beds and mattresses• Implants• Items for cosmetic purposes• Items used exclusively for sports, work or education• Incentive spirometer• Orthopedic footwear (i.e. "off the shelf")• Part of a surgical procedure• Providing oxygen for indications which do not meet the medical criteria of the First Nations Health Benefits Program (i.e. angina and pain relief from migraines)• Respiratory equipment for in-patients of an institution• Scooters• Short-term compression stockings/ garments (i.e. post-operative: surgical stripping, sclerotherapy, and edema conditions)• Temporary prosthetics required as part of a surgical procedure
• MS & E General Items Prior Approval Form• MS & E Orthotics / Custom Footwear / Prosthetics / Pressure Garment Prior Approval Form• MS & E Hearing Aid and Hearing Repair Prior Approval Form• MS & E Oxygen and Respiratory Items Prior Approval Form
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