Good news for people living with an ostomy in Prince Edward Island

Good news for people living with an ostomy in Prince Edward Island

Good news for people living with an ostomy in Prince Edward Island: A new Ostomy Supplies Program is being established by the province, to support individuals living with an ostomy. “This new program will have a major impact on the lives of hundreds of Islander currently living with ostomies,” said Health and Wellness Minister Robert…

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Quebec Changes to the reimbursement program for ostomates

News September 7, 2018 Modification of the reimbursement program for ostomates From 1 st  October 2018, the Assistive Devices Program Ostomy will change. As the new name implies, the ostomy appliance program will cover people who have had a temporary stoma just like those who have had a permanent stoma. The announced changes will provide an indexable annual lump…

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We Went To The Federal Government On Your Behalf

We have recorded April 26, 2018, as the date for a great opportunity to ask the Federal Government to ADD “A Nurse Specializing in Wound, Ostomy and Continence Canada (NSWOCC), formerly an ET, to the mandatory certification section of the T2201 form – application for the Disability Tax Credit. Ann Ivol, President of Ostomy Canada Society,…

Problems with your Disability Tax Credit Application? The government can help.

Disability Tax Credit Brochure

The Disability Tax Credit Committee consists of members from Ostomy Canada Society and the Canadian Association for Enterostomal Therapy. They have been meeting monthly to discuss and plan the implementation of a strategy to inform the medical community, pharmacies, patients, and the general public about how people living with an ostomy can qualify for the…

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Disability Tax Credit Brochure now available

The Disability Tax Credit Committee consists of members from Ostomy Canada Society and the Canadian Association for Enterostomal Therapy. They have been meeting monthly to discuss and plan the implementation of a strategy to inform the medical community, pharmacies, patients, and the general public about how people living with an ostomy can qualify for the…