Nova Scotia provincial catheter coverage
If you are part of SPD - Services for Persons with Disability or ESIA – Employment Support and Income Assistance you have access to medical supplies like catheters.
Actual cost of the most economical option, up to $200 per month approved by Care Coordinator. Amounts exceeding $200 per month, must be approved by Casework Supervisor
1. Ask for samples of SpeediCath. Simply click on the “ Free SpeediCath Samples “ on this page.
2. Talk to your doctor - ask if he/she would prescribe a better catheter option. Ask if they would prescribe SpeediCath. SpeediCath is used once so the prescription will be for 4-5 catheters per day.
3. Ask your doctor to complete and sign the SpeediCath letter. Simply click on the letter on this page, download the letter and send it to your doctor. This letter outlines the issue(s) you are having and why you need to use SpeediCath
4. Submit SpeediCath Prescription and letter to your case worker at SPD for approval.