Chronic Disease and Disability Benefits Program
The Chronic Disease and Disability Benefits Program though the Department of Health & Social Services provides benefits for Yukon residents who have a chronic disease or a serious functional disability – such as amputation, brain damage, intellectual disabilities and partial or complete paralysis. A physician or community health nurse must apply to the program. Diseases and Conditions covered include but are not limited to Crohn’s Disease, Multiple Sclerosis, Spina Bifida and Ulcerative Colitis. You must not be eligible for other programs and if you have private insurance you must use those benefits first.
Benefits include medical and surgical supplies and equipment outlined as well as those approved following approval by a health practitioner in advance including:
bandages for chronic and recurrent conditions;
hand inhalers and nebulizers;
prosthetic garments; and
syringes and glucose test kits.
For Information see:
Get help with costs if you have a chronic disease or disability | Government of Yukon
For questions about the Chronic Disease and Disability Benefits Program, email Yukon.Healthcare@yukon.ca.
If you have questions about how to apply for this benefit, phone 867-667-5092, toll free in Yukon 1-800-661-0408, extension 5092.