A-29 - Health Insurance Act

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3. The cost of the following services rendered by a professional in the field of health are assumed by the Board on behalf of every insured person, in accordance with this Act and the regulations:
(a)  all services rendered by physicians that are medically required;
(b)  the services of oral surgery determined by regulation and required by dentistry and rendered by a dentist in a centre operated by a university establishment or in a facility maintained by an institution operating a hospital centre, provided, however, that if rendered in Québec they are rendered in a centre operated by a university establishment determined by regulation or in a facility maintained by an institution operating a hospital centre by a dentist authorized to practise in that centre;
(c)  the services determined by regulation and required by optometry and rendered by optometrists in the practice of optometry within the meaning of the Optometry Act (chapter O-7); however, the cost of such services shall be assumed by the Board only on behalf of a insured person whose age is that fixed for that purpose by regulation or who holds a valid claim booklet issued pursuant to section 71 or 71.1;
(d)  family planning services determined by regulation and furnished by a physician;
(e)  artificial insemination services rendered by a physician; and
(f)  fertility preservation services determined by regulation and rendered by a physician.
The cost of services determined by regulation and required by dentistry and rendered by dentists are also assumed by the Board in accordance with this Act and the regulations on behalf of every insured person according to his age and according as to whether or not he holds a valid claim booklet issued pursuant to section 71.1.
The Board also assumes, in accordance with the provisions of this Act and the regulations and subject to the Act respecting prescription drug insurance (chapter A-29.01), the cost of the services determined by regulation that are required for pharmaceutical reasons and furnished by pharmacists, the cost of medications furnished by pharmacists on the prescription of a physician, a resident in medicine, a dentist, a midwife or another professional authorized by law or a regulation under subparagraph b of the first paragraph of section 19 of the Medical Act (chapter M-9) and, where applicable, the cost of medications provided as part of the services provided by an institution in accordance with the third paragraph of section 8 of the Act respecting prescription drug insurance, on behalf of every insured person who is an eligible person within the meaning of that Act and who
(a)  is 65 years of age or over and is not a member of a group insurance contract or employee benefit plan applicable to a group with private coverage within the meaning of section 15.1 of the Act respecting prescription drug insurance that includes basic plan coverage, and is not a beneficiary under such a plan, or
(b)  holds a valid claim booklet issued under section 70 or 71, or
(c)  is not required to become a member of a group insurance contract or employee benefit plan referred to in paragraph a and in whose respect no person is required, in accordance with section 18 of the said Act, to ensure coverage as a beneficiary under such a contract or plan.
The Board also assumes, in accordance with the provisions of this Act and the regulations, the cost of the services determined by regulation that are required for pharmaceutical reasons and furnished by pharmacists and the cost of medications and supplies, as well as the cost of the related profit margin of a wholesaler accredited in accordance with the Act respecting prescription drug insurance (chapter A-29.01), in the cases determined by regulation, on behalf of every insured person.
The Board assumes, on behalf of every insured person whose age is that fixed for such purpose by regulation, the cost of the services determined by regulation and of the devices or other equipment, determined by regulation, that compensate for a physical deficiency.
The Board reimburses to an institution recognized for that purpose by the Minister the cost of the services determined by regulation provided by the institution and of the visual aids, determined by regulation, lent by the institution to an insured person who has a visual deficiency and whose age is that fixed for such purpose by regulation.
The Board assumes, on behalf of every insured person whose age is that fixed for such purpose by regulation the cost of the services determined by regulation and of the hearing aids, determined by regulation, that compensate for a hearing deficiency.
The Board reimburses to an institution recognized for that purpose by the Minister the cost of the services determined by regulation provided by the institution and of the communication devices, determined by regulation, lent by the institution to an insured person with a communication-related physical deficiency and whose age is that fixed for such purpose by regulation.
The cases and conditions in and on which the Board assumes or reimburses the cost of the insured services referred to in the fifth, sixth, seventh and eighth paragraphs and in and on which the services are furnished are determined by government regulation, as are the physical, hearing, visual and communication-related deficiencies. The sets or subsets of devices, equipment or aids that compensate for such deficiencies are enumerated in the regulation.
Insured devices, equipment and aids are determined in a regulation made by the Board pursuant to section 72.1 on the basis of the enumeration provided for in the ninth paragraph.
Not in force
The Board shall publish the list of institutions recognized by the Minister for the purposes of the sixth and eighth paragraphs and each update thereof in the Gazette officielle du Québec, which will come into force on the date they are published or on any date fixed therein.
However, such services, medications, devices or other equipment that compensate for a physical deficiency, visual or hearing aids or communication devices do not include those which a person may obtain and is entitled to under another statute of Québec, an Act of the Parliament of Canada other than the Canada Health Act (Revised Statutes of Canada, 1985, chapter C-6) or a statute of another province of Canada or another country.
However, the services contemplated in the first paragraph to which a person is entitled under the Act respecting health services and social services (chapter S-4.2), the Act respecting health services and social services for Cree Native persons (chapter S-5), the Hospital Insurance Act (chapter A-28) and the Act respecting prescription drug insurance or which are rendered pursuant to the Act respecting occupational health and safety (chapter S-2.1) remain insured services under this Act.
The Board also assumes the cost of the services rendered by a professional in the field of health pursuant to the Workers’ Compensation Act (chapter A-3) or to the Act respecting industrial accidents and occupational diseases (chapter A-3.001), including those rendered by a member of the Bureau d’évaluation médicale or a member of an occupational lung diseases committee or a special committee acting under Chapter VI of the latter Act, except the services rendered by a professional in the field of health at the employer’s request.
The Board also assumes, in accordance with the provisions of the Act and the regulations, the cost of services rendered by a health professional in the discharge of activities or administrative tasks determined by a regulation made under section 69.
The Board also assumes the cost of services and goods provided under the programs it administers by virtue of the first paragraph of section 2 of the Act respecting the Régie de l’assurance maladie du Québec (chapter R-5) according to the conditions and methods provided for under those programs.
A service provided by a physician who is in a period of training in family medicine or to obtain a specialist’s certificate for the first time is not an insured service unless it is provided in a facility maintained by an institution other than the facility where the physician undergoes the training or for the Corporation d’urgences-santé. Where he furnishes a service that is not an insured service within the meaning of this section to a person residing in Québec, he must inform that person, in the cases and form prescribed, that the service is not an insured service.
1970, c. 37, s. 3; 1970, c. 38, s. 2; 1971, c. 47, s. 2; 1971, c. 48, s. 160, s. 161; 1973, c. 30, s. 2; 1973, c. 49, s. 45; 1973, c. 52, s. 31; 1974, c. 40, s. 2; 1975, c. 60, s. 1; 1977, c. 44, s. 2; 1979, c. 1, s. 2; 1979, c. 63, s. 273; 1981, c. 22, s. 1; 1985, c. 6, s. 488; 1986, c. 79, s. 2; 1989, c. 50, s. 2; 1991, c. 42, s. 558; 1992, c. 19, s. 1; 1992, c. 21, s. 101; 1985, c. 23, s. 1; 1992, c. 21, s. 101, s. 375; 1992, c. 11, s. 77; 1994, c. 8, s. 2; 1994, c. 23, s. 23; 1996, c. 32, s. 89; 1999, c. 24, s. 14; 1999, c. 89, s. 2, s. 42; 2002, c. 69, s. 122; 2002, c. 33, s. 8; 2005, c. 40, s. 32; 2009, c. 45, s. 1; 2009, c. 30, s. 46; 2011, c. 37, s. 4; 2015, c. 25, s. 15; 2020, c. 42020, c. 4, s. 3.
3. The cost of the following services rendered by a professional in the field of health are assumed by the Board on behalf of every insured person, in accordance with this Act and the regulations:
(a)  all services rendered by physicians that are medically required;
(b)  the services of oral surgery determined by regulation and required by dentistry and rendered by a dentist in a centre operated by a university establishment or in a facility maintained by an institution operating a hospital centre, provided, however, that if rendered in Québec they are rendered in a centre operated by a university establishment determined by regulation or in a facility maintained by an institution operating a hospital centre by a dentist authorized to practise in that centre;
(c)  the services determined by regulation and required by optometry and rendered by optometrists in the practice of optometry within the meaning of the Optometry Act (chapter O-7); however, the cost of such services shall be assumed by the Board only on behalf of a insured person whose age is that fixed for that purpose by regulation or who holds a valid claim booklet issued pursuant to section 71 or 71.1;
(d)  family planning services determined by regulation and furnished by a physician;
(e)  artificial insemination services rendered by a physician; and
(f)  fertility preservation services determined by regulation and rendered by a physician.
The cost of services determined by regulation and required by dentistry and rendered by dentists are also assumed by the Board in accordance with this Act and the regulations on behalf of every insured person according to his age and according as to whether or not he holds a valid claim booklet issued pursuant to section 71.1.
The Board also assumes, in accordance with the provisions of this Act and the regulations and subject to the Act respecting prescription drug insurance (chapter A-29.01), the cost of the services determined by regulation that are required for pharmaceutical reasons and furnished by pharmacists, the cost of medications furnished by pharmacists on the prescription of a physician, a resident in medicine, a dentist, a midwife or another professional authorized by law or a regulation under subparagraph b of the first paragraph of section 19 of the Medical Act (chapter M-9) and, where applicable, the cost of medications provided as part of the services provided by an institution in accordance with the third paragraph of section 8 of the Act respecting prescription drug insurance, on behalf of every insured person who is an eligible person within the meaning of that Act and who
(a)  is 65 years of age or over and is not a member of a group insurance contract or employee benefit plan applicable to a group with private coverage within the meaning of section 15.1 of the Act respecting prescription drug insurance that includes basic plan coverage, and is not a beneficiary under such a plan, or
(b)  holds a valid claim booklet issued under section 70, or
(c)  is not required to become a member of a group insurance contract or employee benefit plan referred to in paragraph a and in whose respect no person is required, in accordance with section 18 of the said Act, to ensure coverage as a beneficiary under such a contract or plan.
The Board also assumes, in accordance with the provisions of this Act and the regulations and subject to the Act respecting prescription drug insurance, the cost of the services determined by regulation that are required by pharmacy and furnished by pharmacists, the cost of medications furnished by pharmacists on the prescription of a physician, a resident in medicine, a dentist, a midwife or another professional authorized by law or a regulation under subparagraph b of the first paragraph of section 19 of the Medical Act and, where applicable, the cost of medications provided as part of the services provided by an institution in accordance with the third paragraph of section 8 of the Act respecting prescription drug insurance, to every insured person who is an eligible person within the meaning of that Act and who holds a valid claim booklet issued under section 71.
The Board assumes, on behalf of every insured person whose age is that fixed for such purpose by regulation, the cost of the services determined by regulation and of the devices or other equipment, determined by regulation, that compensate for a physical deficiency.
The Board reimburses to an institution recognized for that purpose by the Minister the cost of the services determined by regulation provided by the institution and of the visual aids, determined by regulation, lent by the institution to an insured person who has a visual deficiency and whose age is that fixed for such purpose by regulation.
The Board assumes, on behalf of every insured person whose age is that fixed for such purpose by regulation the cost of the services determined by regulation and of the hearing aids, determined by regulation, that compensate for a hearing deficiency.
The Board reimburses to an institution recognized for that purpose by the Minister the cost of the services determined by regulation provided by the institution and of the communication devices, determined by regulation, lent by the institution to an insured person with a communication-related physical deficiency and whose age is that fixed for such purpose by regulation.
The cases and conditions in and on which the Board assumes or reimburses the cost of the insured services referred to in the fifth, sixth, seventh and eighth paragraphs and in and on which the services are furnished are determined by government regulation, as are the physical, hearing, visual and communication-related deficiencies. The sets or subsets of devices, equipment or aids that compensate for such deficiencies are enumerated in the regulation.
Insured devices, equipment and aids are determined in a regulation made by the Board pursuant to section 72.1 on the basis of the enumeration provided for in the ninth paragraph.
Not in force
The Board shall publish the list of institutions recognized by the Minister for the purposes of the sixth and eighth paragraphs and each update thereof in the Gazette officielle du Québec, which will come into force on the date they are published or on any date fixed therein.
However, such services, medications, devices or other equipment that compensate for a physical deficiency, visual or hearing aids or communication devices do not include those which a person may obtain and is entitled to under another statute of Québec, an Act of the Parliament of Canada other than the Canada Health Act (Revised Statutes of Canada, 1985, chapter C-6) or a statute of another province of Canada or another country.
However, the services contemplated in the first paragraph to which a person is entitled under the Act respecting health services and social services (chapter S-4.2), the Act respecting health services and social services for Cree Native persons (chapter S-5), the Hospital Insurance Act (chapter A-28) and the Act respecting prescription drug insurance or which are rendered pursuant to the Act respecting occupational health and safety (chapter S-2.1) remain insured services under this Act.
The Board also assumes the cost of the services rendered by a professional in the field of health pursuant to the Workers’ Compensation Act (chapter A-3) or to the Act respecting industrial accidents and occupational diseases (chapter A-3.001), including those rendered by a member of the Bureau d’évaluation médicale or a member of an occupational lung diseases committee or a special committee acting under Chapter VI of the latter Act, except the services rendered by a professional in the field of health at the employer’s request.
The Board also assumes, in accordance with the provisions of the Act and the regulations, the cost of services rendered by a health professional in the discharge of activities or administrative tasks determined by a regulation made under section 69.
The Board also assumes the cost of services and goods provided under the programs it administers by virtue of the first paragraph of section 2 of the Act respecting the Régie de l’assurance maladie du Québec (chapter R-5) according to the conditions and methods provided for under those programs.
A service provided by a physician who is in a period of training in family medicine or to obtain a specialist’s certificate for the first time is not an insured service unless it is provided in a facility maintained by an institution other than the facility where the physician undergoes the training or for the Corporation d’urgences-santé. Where he furnishes a service that is not an insured service within the meaning of this section to a person residing in Québec, he must inform that person, in the cases and form prescribed, that the service is not an insured service.
1970, c. 37, s. 3; 1970, c. 38, s. 2; 1971, c. 47, s. 2; 1971, c. 48, s. 160, s. 161; 1973, c. 30, s. 2; 1973, c. 49, s. 45; 1973, c. 52, s. 31; 1974, c. 40, s. 2; 1975, c. 60, s. 1; 1977, c. 44, s. 2; 1979, c. 1, s. 2; 1979, c. 63, s. 273; 1981, c. 22, s. 1; 1985, c. 6, s. 488; 1986, c. 79, s. 2; 1989, c. 50, s. 2; 1991, c. 42, s. 558; 1992, c. 19, s. 1; 1992, c. 21, s. 101; 1985, c. 23, s. 1; 1992, c. 21, s. 101, s. 375; 1992, c. 11, s. 77; 1994, c. 8, s. 2; 1994, c. 23, s. 23; 1996, c. 32, s. 89; 1999, c. 24, s. 14; 1999, c. 89, s. 2, s. 42; 2002, c. 69, s. 122; 2002, c. 33, s. 8; 2005, c. 40, s. 32; 2009, c. 45, s. 1; 2009, c. 30, s. 46; 2011, c. 37, s. 4; 2015, c. 25, s. 15.
3. The cost of the following services rendered by a professional in the field of health are assumed by the Board on behalf of every insured person, in accordance with this Act and the regulations:
(a)  all services rendered by physicians that are medically required;
(b)  the services of oral surgery determined by regulation and required by dentistry and rendered by a dentist in a centre operated by a university establishment or in a facility maintained by an institution operating a hospital centre, provided, however, that if rendered in Québec they are rendered in a centre operated by a university establishment determined by regulation or in a facility maintained by an institution operating a hospital centre by a dentist authorized to practise in that centre;
(c)  the services determined by regulation and required by optometry and rendered by optometrists in the practice of optometry within the meaning of the Optometry Act (chapter O-7); however, the cost of such services shall be assumed by the Board only on behalf of a insured person whose age is that fixed for that purpose by regulation or who holds a valid claim booklet issued pursuant to section 71 or 71.1;
(d)  family planning services determined by regulation and furnished by a physician;
(e)  the assisted procreation services determined by regulation.
The cost of services determined by regulation and required by dentistry and rendered by dentists are also assumed by the Board in accordance with this Act and the regulations on behalf of every insured person according to his age and according as to whether or not he holds a valid claim booklet issued pursuant to section 71.1.
The Board also assumes, in accordance with the provisions of this Act and the regulations and subject to the Act respecting prescription drug insurance (chapter A-29.01), the cost of the services determined by regulation that are required for pharmaceutical reasons and furnished by pharmacists, the cost of medications furnished by pharmacists on the prescription of a physician, a resident in medicine, a dentist, a midwife or another professional authorized by law or a regulation under subparagraph b of the first paragraph of section 19 of the Medical Act (chapter M-9) and, where applicable, the cost of medications provided as part of the services provided by an institution in accordance with the third paragraph of section 8 of the Act respecting prescription drug insurance, on behalf of every insured person who is an eligible person within the meaning of that Act and who
(a)  is 65 years of age or over and is not a member of a group insurance contract or employee benefit plan applicable to a group with private coverage within the meaning of section 15.1 of the Act respecting prescription drug insurance that includes basic plan coverage, and is not a beneficiary under such a plan, or
(b)  holds a valid claim booklet issued under section 70, or
(c)  is not required to become a member of a group insurance contract or employee benefit plan referred to in paragraph a and in whose respect no person is required, in accordance with section 18 of the said Act, to ensure coverage as a beneficiary under such a contract or plan.
The Board also assumes, in accordance with the provisions of this Act and the regulations and subject to the Act respecting prescription drug insurance, the cost of the services determined by regulation that are required by pharmacy and furnished by pharmacists, the cost of medications furnished by pharmacists on the prescription of a physician, a resident in medicine, a dentist, a midwife or another professional authorized by law or a regulation under subparagraph b of the first paragraph of section 19 of the Medical Act and, where applicable, the cost of medications provided as part of the services provided by an institution in accordance with the third paragraph of section 8 of the Act respecting prescription drug insurance, to every insured person who is an eligible person within the meaning of that Act and who holds a valid claim booklet issued under section 71.
The Board assumes, on behalf of every insured person whose age is that fixed for such purpose by regulation, the cost of the services determined by regulation and of the devices or other equipment, determined by regulation, that compensate for a physical deficiency.
The Board reimburses to an institution recognized for that purpose by the Minister the cost of the services determined by regulation provided by the institution and of the visual aids, determined by regulation, lent by the institution to an insured person who has a visual deficiency and whose age is that fixed for such purpose by regulation.
The Board assumes, on behalf of every insured person whose age is that fixed for such purpose by regulation the cost of the services determined by regulation and of the hearing aids, determined by regulation, that compensate for a hearing deficiency.
The Board reimburses to an institution recognized for that purpose by the Minister the cost of the services determined by regulation provided by the institution and of the communication devices, determined by regulation, lent by the institution to an insured person with a communication-related physical deficiency and whose age is that fixed for such purpose by regulation.
The cases and conditions in and on which the Board assumes or reimburses the cost of the insured services referred to in the fifth, sixth, seventh and eighth paragraphs and in and on which the services are furnished are determined by government regulation, as are the physical, hearing, visual and communication-related deficiencies. The sets or subsets of devices, equipment or aids that compensate for such deficiencies are enumerated in the regulation.
Insured devices, equipment and aids are determined in a regulation made by the Board pursuant to section 72.1 on the basis of the enumeration provided for in the ninth paragraph.
Not in force
The Board shall publish the list of institutions recognized by the Minister for the purposes of the sixth and eighth paragraphs and each update thereof in the Gazette officielle du Québec, which will come into force on the date they are published or on any date fixed therein.
However, such services, medications, devices or other equipment that compensate for a physical deficiency, visual or hearing aids or communication devices do not include those which a person may obtain and is entitled to under another statute of Québec, an Act of the Parliament of Canada other than the Canada Health Act (Revised Statutes of Canada, 1985, chapter C-6) or a statute of another province of Canada or another country.
However, the services contemplated in the first paragraph to which a person is entitled under the Act respecting health services and social services (chapter S-4.2), the Act respecting health services and social services for Cree Native persons (chapter S-5), the Hospital Insurance Act (chapter A-28) and the Act respecting prescription drug insurance or which are rendered pursuant to the Act respecting occupational health and safety (chapter S-2.1) remain insured services under this Act.
The Board also assumes the cost of the services rendered by a professional in the field of health pursuant to the Workers’ Compensation Act (chapter A-3) or to the Act respecting industrial accidents and occupational diseases (chapter A-3.001), including those rendered by a member of the Bureau d’évaluation médicale or a member of an occupational lung diseases committee or a special committee acting under Chapter VI of the latter Act, except the services rendered by a professional in the field of health at the employer’s request.
The Board also assumes, in accordance with the provisions of the Act and the regulations, the cost of services rendered by a health professional in the discharge of activities or administrative tasks determined by a regulation made under section 69.
The Board also assumes the cost of services and goods provided under the programs it administers by virtue of the first paragraph of section 2 of the Act respecting the Régie de l’assurance maladie du Québec (chapter R-5) according to the conditions and methods provided for under those programs.
A service provided by a physician who is in a period of training in family medicine or to obtain a specialist’s certificate for the first time is not an insured service unless it is provided in a facility maintained by an institution other than the facility where the physician undergoes the training or for the Corporation d’urgences-santé. Where he furnishes a service that is not an insured service within the meaning of this section to a person residing in Québec, he must inform that person, in the cases and form prescribed, that the service is not an insured service.
1970, c. 37, s. 3; 1970, c. 38, s. 2; 1971, c. 47, s. 2; 1971, c. 48, s. 160, s. 161; 1973, c. 30, s. 2; 1973, c. 49, s. 45; 1973, c. 52, s. 31; 1974, c. 40, s. 2; 1975, c. 60, s. 1; 1977, c. 44, s. 2; 1979, c. 1, s. 2; 1979, c. 63, s. 273; 1981, c. 22, s. 1; 1985, c. 6, s. 488; 1986, c. 79, s. 2; 1989, c. 50, s. 2; 1991, c. 42, s. 558; 1992, c. 19, s. 1; 1992, c. 21, s. 101; 1985, c. 23, s. 1; 1992, c. 21, s. 101, s. 375; 1992, c. 11, s. 77; 1994, c. 8, s. 2; 1994, c. 23, s. 23; 1996, c. 32, s. 89; 1999, c. 24, s. 14; 1999, c. 89, s. 2, s. 42; 2002, c. 69, s. 122; 2002, c. 33, s. 8; 2005, c. 40, s. 32; 2009, c. 45, s. 1; 2009, c. 30, s. 46; 2011, c. 37, s. 4.
3. The cost of the following services rendered by a professional in the field of health are assumed by the Board on behalf of every insured person, in accordance with this Act and the regulations:
(a)  all services rendered by physicians that are medically required;
(b)  the services of oral surgery determined by regulation and required by dentistry and rendered by a dentist in a centre operated by a university establishment or in a facility maintained by an institution operating a hospital centre, provided, however, that if rendered in Québec they are rendered in a centre operated by a university establishment determined by regulation or in a facility maintained by an institution operating a hospital centre by a dentist authorized to practise in that centre;
(c)  the services determined by regulation and required by optometry and rendered by optometrists in the practice of optometry within the meaning of the Optometry Act (chapter O-7); however, the cost of such services shall be assumed by the Board only on behalf of a insured person whose age is that fixed for that purpose by regulation or who holds a valid claim booklet issued pursuant to section 71 or 71.1;
(d)  family planning services determined by regulation and furnished by a physician;
(e)  the assisted procreation services determined by regulation.
The cost of services determined by regulation and required by dentistry and rendered by dentists are also assumed by the Board in accordance with this Act and the regulations on behalf of every insured person according to his age and according as to whether or not he holds a valid claim booklet issued pursuant to section 71.1.
The Board also assumes, in accordance with the provisions of this Act and the regulations and subject to the Act respecting prescription drug insurance (chapter A-29.01), the cost of the services determined by regulation that are required for pharmaceutical reasons and furnished by pharmacists, the cost of medications furnished by pharmacists on the prescription of a physician, a resident in medicine, a dentist, a midwife or another professional authorized by law or a regulation under subparagraph b of the first paragraph of section 19 of the Medical Act (chapter M-9) and, where applicable, the cost of medications provided as part of the services provided by an institution in accordance with the third paragraph of section 8 of the Act respecting prescription drug insurance, on behalf of every insured person who is an eligible person within the meaning of that Act and who
(a)  is 65 years of age or over and is not a member of a group insurance contract or employee benefit plan applicable to a group with private coverage within the meaning of section 15.1 of the Act respecting prescription drug insurance that includes basic plan coverage, and is not a beneficiary under such a plan, or
(b)  holds a valid claim booklet issued under section 70, or
(c)  is not required to become a member of a group insurance contract or employee benefit plan referred to in paragraph a and in whose respect no person is required, in accordance with section 18 of the said Act, to ensure coverage as a beneficiary under such a contract or plan.
The Board also assumes, in accordance with the provisions of this Act and the regulations and subject to the Act respecting prescription drug insurance, the cost of the services determined by regulation that are required by pharmacy and furnished by pharmacists, the cost of medications furnished by pharmacists on the prescription of a physician, a resident in medicine, a dentist or a midwife and, where applicable, the cost of medications provided as part of the services provided by an institution in accordance with the third paragraph of section 8 of the Act respecting prescription drug insurance, to every insured person who is an eligible person within the meaning of that Act and who holds a valid claim booklet issued under section 71.
The Board assumes, on behalf of every insured person whose age is that fixed for such purpose by regulation, the cost of the services determined by regulation and of the devices or other equipment, determined by regulation, that compensate for a physical deficiency.
The Board reimburses to an institution recognized for that purpose by the Minister the cost of the services determined by regulation provided by the institution and of the visual aids, determined by regulation, lent by the institution to an insured person who has a visual deficiency and whose age is that fixed for such purpose by regulation.
The Board assumes, on behalf of every insured person whose age is that fixed for such purpose by regulation the cost of the services determined by regulation and of the hearing aids, determined by regulation, that compensate for a hearing deficiency.
The Board reimburses to an institution recognized for that purpose by the Minister the cost of the services determined by regulation provided by the institution and of the communication devices, determined by regulation, lent by the institution to an insured person with a communication-related physical deficiency and whose age is that fixed for such purpose by regulation.
The cases and conditions in and on which the Board assumes or reimburses the cost of the insured services referred to in the fifth, sixth, seventh and eighth paragraphs and in and on which the services are furnished are determined by government regulation, as are the physical, hearing, visual and communication-related deficiencies. The sets or subsets of devices, equipment or aids that compensate for such deficiencies are enumerated in the regulation.
Insured devices, equipment and aids are determined in a regulation made by the Board pursuant to section 72.1 on the basis of the enumeration provided for in the ninth paragraph.
Not in force
The Board shall publish the list of institutions recognized by the Minister for the purposes of the sixth and eighth paragraphs and each update thereof in the Gazette officielle du Québec, which will come into force on the date they are published or on any date fixed therein.
However, such services, medications, devices or other equipment that compensate for a physical deficiency, visual or hearing aids or communication devices do not include those which a person may obtain and is entitled to under another statute of Québec, an Act of the Parliament of Canada other than the Canada Health Act (Revised Statutes of Canada, 1985, chapter C-6) or a statute of another province of Canada or another country.
However, the services contemplated in the first paragraph to which a person is entitled under the Act respecting health services and social services (chapter S-4.2), the Act respecting health services and social services for Cree Native persons (chapter S-5), the Hospital Insurance Act (chapter A-28) and the Act respecting prescription drug insurance or which are rendered pursuant to the Act respecting occupational health and safety (chapter S-2.1) remain insured services under this Act.
The Board also assumes the cost of the services rendered by a professional in the field of health pursuant to the Workers’ Compensation Act (chapter A-3) or to the Act respecting industrial accidents and occupational diseases (chapter A-3.001), including those rendered by a member of the Bureau d’évaluation médicale or a member of an occupational lung diseases committee or a special committee acting under Chapter VI of the latter Act, except the services rendered by a professional in the field of health at the employer’s request.
The Board also assumes, in accordance with the provisions of the Act and the regulations, the cost of services rendered by a health professional in the discharge of activities or administrative tasks determined by a regulation made under section 69.
The Board also assumes the cost of services and goods provided under the programs it administers by virtue of the first paragraph of section 2 of the Act respecting the Régie de l’assurance maladie du Québec (chapter R-5) according to the conditions and methods provided for under those programs.
A service provided by a physician who is in a period of training in family medicine or to obtain a specialist’s certificate for the first time is not an insured service unless it is provided in a facility maintained by an institution other than the facility where the physician undergoes the training or for the Corporation d’urgences-santé. Where he furnishes a service that is not an insured service within the meaning of this section to a person residing in Québec, he must inform that person, in the cases and form prescribed, that the service is not an insured service.
1970, c. 37, s. 3; 1970, c. 38, s. 2; 1971, c. 47, s. 2; 1971, c. 48, s. 160, s. 161; 1973, c. 30, s. 2; 1973, c. 49, s. 45; 1973, c. 52, s. 31; 1974, c. 40, s. 2; 1975, c. 60, s. 1; 1977, c. 44, s. 2; 1979, c. 1, s. 2; 1979, c. 63, s. 273; 1981, c. 22, s. 1; 1985, c. 6, s. 488; 1986, c. 79, s. 2; 1989, c. 50, s. 2; 1991, c. 42, s. 558; 1992, c. 19, s. 1; 1992, c. 21, s. 101; 1985, c. 23, s. 1; 1992, c. 21, s. 101, s. 375; 1992, c. 11, s. 77; 1994, c. 8, s. 2; 1994, c. 23, s. 23; 1996, c. 32, s. 89; 1999, c. 24, s. 14; 1999, c. 89, s. 2, s. 42; 2002, c. 69, s. 122; 2002, c. 33, s. 8; 2005, c. 40, s. 32; 2009, c. 45, s. 1; 2009, c. 30, s. 46.
3. The cost of the following services rendered by a professional in the field of health are assumed by the Board on behalf of every insured person, in accordance with this Act and the regulations:
(a)  all services rendered by physicians that are medically required;
(b)  the services of oral surgery determined by regulation and required by dentistry and rendered by a dentist in a centre operated by a university establishment or in a facility maintained by an institution operating a hospital centre, provided, however, that if rendered in Québec they are rendered in a centre operated by a university establishment determined by regulation or in a facility maintained by an institution operating a hospital centre by a dentist authorized to practise in that centre;
(c)  the services determined by regulation and required by optometry and rendered by optometrists in the practice of optometry within the meaning of the Optometry Act (chapter O-7); however, the cost of such services shall be assumed by the Board only on behalf of a insured person whose age is that fixed for that purpose by regulation or who holds a valid claim booklet issued pursuant to section 71 or 71.1;
(d)  family planning services determined by regulation and furnished by a physician.
The cost of services determined by regulation and required by dentistry and rendered by dentists are also assumed by the Board in accordance with this Act and the regulations on behalf of every insured person according to his age and according as to whether or not he holds a valid claim booklet issued pursuant to section 71.1.
The Board also assumes, in accordance with the provisions of this Act and the regulations and subject to the Act respecting prescription drug insurance (chapter A-29.01), the cost of the services determined by regulation that are required for pharmaceutical reasons and furnished by pharmacists, the cost of medications furnished by pharmacists on the prescription of a physician, a resident in medicine, a dentist, a midwife or another professional authorized by law or a regulation under subparagraph b of the first paragraph of section 19 of the Medical Act (chapter M-9) and, where applicable, the cost of medications provided as part of the services provided by an institution in accordance with the third paragraph of section 8 of the Act respecting prescription drug insurance, on behalf of every insured person who is an eligible person within the meaning of that Act and who
(a)  is 65 years of age or over and is not a member of a group insurance contract or employee benefit plan applicable to a group with private coverage within the meaning of section 15.1 of the Act respecting prescription drug insurance that includes basic plan coverage, and is not a beneficiary under such a plan, or
(b)  holds a valid claim booklet issued under section 70, or
(c)  is not required to become a member of a group insurance contract or employee benefit plan referred to in paragraph a and in whose respect no person is required, in accordance with section 18 of the said Act, to ensure coverage as a beneficiary under such a contract or plan.
The Board also assumes, in accordance with the provisions of this Act and the regulations and subject to the Act respecting prescription drug insurance, the cost of the services determined by regulation that are required by pharmacy and furnished by pharmacists, the cost of medications furnished by pharmacists on the prescription of a physician, a resident in medicine, a dentist or a midwife and, where applicable, the cost of medications provided as part of the services provided by an institution in accordance with the third paragraph of section 8 of the Act respecting prescription drug insurance, to every insured person who is an eligible person within the meaning of that Act and who holds a valid claim booklet issued under section 71.
The Board assumes, on behalf of every insured person whose age is that fixed for such purpose by regulation, the cost of the services determined by regulation and of the devices or other equipment, determined by regulation, that compensate for a physical deficiency.
The Board reimburses to an institution recognized for that purpose by the Minister the cost of the services determined by regulation provided by the institution and of the visual aids, determined by regulation, lent by the institution to an insured person who has a visual deficiency and whose age is that fixed for such purpose by regulation.
The Board assumes, on behalf of every insured person whose age is that fixed for such purpose by regulation the cost of the services determined by regulation and of the hearing aids, determined by regulation, that compensate for a hearing deficiency.
The Board reimburses to an institution recognized for that purpose by the Minister the cost of the services determined by regulation provided by the institution and of the communication devices, determined by regulation, lent by the institution to an insured person with a communication-related physical deficiency and whose age is that fixed for such purpose by regulation.
The cases and conditions in and on which the Board assumes or reimburses the cost of the insured services referred to in the fifth, sixth, seventh and eighth paragraphs and in and on which the services are furnished are determined by government regulation, as are the physical, hearing, visual and communication-related deficiencies. The sets or subsets of devices, equipment or aids that compensate for such deficiencies are enumerated in the regulation.
Insured devices, equipment and aids are determined in a regulation made by the Board pursuant to section 72.1 on the basis of the enumeration provided for in the ninth paragraph.
Not in force
The Board shall publish the list of institutions recognized by the Minister for the purposes of the sixth and eighth paragraphs and each update thereof in the Gazette officielle du Québec, which will come into force on the date they are published or on any date fixed therein.
However, such services, medications, devices or other equipment that compensate for a physical deficiency, visual or hearing aids or communication devices do not include those which a person may obtain and is entitled to under another statute of Québec, an Act of the Parliament of Canada other than the Canada Health Act (Revised Statutes of Canada, 1985, chapter C-6) or a statute of another province of Canada or another country.
However, the services contemplated in the first paragraph to which a person is entitled under the Act respecting health services and social services (chapter S-4.2), the Act respecting health services and social services for Cree Native persons (chapter S-5), the Hospital Insurance Act (chapter A-28) and the Act respecting prescription drug insurance or which are rendered pursuant to the Act respecting occupational health and safety (chapter S-2.1) remain insured services under this Act.
The Board also assumes the cost of the services rendered by a professional in the field of health pursuant to the Workers’ Compensation Act (chapter A-3) or to the Act respecting industrial accidents and occupational diseases (chapter A-3.001), including those rendered by a member of the Bureau d’évaluation médicale or a member of an occupational lung diseases committee or a special committee acting under Chapter VI of the latter Act, except the services rendered by a professional in the field of health at the employer’s request.
The Board also assumes, in accordance with the provisions of the Act and the regulations, the cost of services rendered by a health professional in the discharge of activities or administrative tasks determined by a regulation made under section 69.
The Board also assumes the cost of services and goods provided under the programs it administers by virtue of the first paragraph of section 2 of the Act respecting the Régie de l’assurance maladie du Québec (chapter R-5) according to the conditions and methods provided for under those programs.
A service provided by a physician who is in a period of training in family medicine or to obtain a specialist’s certificate for the first time is not an insured service unless it is provided in a facility maintained by an institution other than the facility where the physician undergoes the training or for the Corporation d’urgences-santé. Where he furnishes a service that is not an insured service within the meaning of this section to a person residing in Québec, he must inform that person, in the cases and form prescribed, that the service is not an insured service.
1970, c. 37, s. 3; 1970, c. 38, s. 2; 1971, c. 47, s. 2; 1971, c. 48, s. 160, s. 161; 1973, c. 30, s. 2; 1973, c. 49, s. 45; 1973, c. 52, s. 31; 1974, c. 40, s. 2; 1975, c. 60, s. 1; 1977, c. 44, s. 2; 1979, c. 1, s. 2; 1979, c. 63, s. 273; 1981, c. 22, s. 1; 1985, c. 6, s. 488; 1986, c. 79, s. 2; 1989, c. 50, s. 2; 1991, c. 42, s. 558; 1992, c. 19, s. 1; 1992, c. 21, s. 101; 1985, c. 23, s. 1; 1992, c. 21, s. 101, s. 375; 1992, c. 11, s. 77; 1994, c. 8, s. 2; 1994, c. 23, s. 23; 1996, c. 32, s. 89; 1999, c. 24, s. 14; 1999, c. 89, s. 2, s. 42; 2002, c. 69, s. 122; 2002, c. 33, s. 8; 2005, c. 40, s. 32; 2009, c. 45, s. 1.
3. The cost of the following services rendered by a professional in the field of health are assumed by the Board on behalf of every insured person, in accordance with this Act and the regulations:
(a)  all services rendered by physicians that are medically required;
(b)  the services of oral surgery determined by regulation and required by dentistry and rendered by a dentist in a centre operated by a university establishment or in a facility maintained by an institution operating a hospital centre, provided, however, that if rendered in Québec they are rendered in a centre operated by a university establishment determined by regulation or in a facility maintained by an institution operating a hospital centre by a dentist authorized to practise in that centre;
(c)  the services determined by regulation and required by optometry and rendered by optometrists in the practice of optometry within the meaning of the Optometry Act (chapter O-7); however, the cost of such services shall be assumed by the Board only on behalf of a insured person whose age is that fixed for that purpose by regulation or who holds a valid claim booklet issued pursuant to section 71 or 71.1;
(d)  family planning services determined by regulation and furnished by a physician.
The cost of services determined by regulation and required by dentistry and rendered by dentists are also assumed by the Board in accordance with this Act and the regulations on behalf of every insured person according to his age and according as to whether or not he holds a valid claim booklet issued pursuant to section 71.1.
The Board also assumes, in accordance with the provisions of this Act and the regulations and subject to the Act respecting prescription drug insurance (chapter A-29.01), the cost of the services determined by regulation that are required for pharmaceutical reasons and furnished by pharmacists, the cost of medications furnished by pharmacists on the prescription of a physician, a resident in medicine, a dentist, a midwife or another professional authorized by law or a regulation under subparagraph b of the first paragraph of section 19 of the Medical Act (chapter M-9) and, where applicable, the cost of medications provided as part of the services provided by an institution in accordance with the third paragraph of section 8 of the Act respecting prescription drug insurance, on behalf of every insured person who is an eligible person within the meaning of that Act and who
(a)  is 65 years of age or over and is not a member of a group insurance contract or employee benefit plan applicable to a group with private coverage within the meaning of section 15.1 of the Act respecting prescription drug insurance that includes basic plan coverage, and is not a beneficiary under such a plan, or
(b)  holds a valid claim booklet issued under section 70, or
(c)  is not required to become a member of a group insurance contract or employee benefit plan referred to in paragraph a and in whose respect no person is required, in accordance with section 18 of the said Act, to ensure coverage as a beneficiary under such a contract or plan.
The Board also assumes, in accordance with the provisions of this Act and the regulations and subject to the Act respecting prescription drug insurance, the cost of the services determined by regulation that are required by pharmacy and furnished by pharmacists, the cost of medications furnished by pharmacists on the prescription of a physician, a resident in medicine, a dentist or a midwife and, where applicable, the cost of medications provided as part of the services provided by an institution in accordance with the third paragraph of section 8 of the Act respecting prescription drug insurance, to every insured person who is an eligible person within the meaning of that Act and who holds a valid claim booklet issued under section 71.
The Board assumes, on behalf of every insured person whose age is that fixed for such purpose by regulation, the cost of the services determined by regulation and of the devices or other equipment, determined by regulation, that compensate for a physical deficiency.
The Board reimburses to an institution recognized for that purpose by the Minister the cost of the services determined by regulation provided by the institution and of the visual aids, determined by regulation, lent by the institution to an insured person who has a visual deficiency and whose age is that fixed for such purpose by regulation.
The Board assumes, on behalf of every insured person whose age is that fixed for such purpose by regulation the cost of the services determined by regulation and of the hearing aids, determined by regulation, that compensate for a hearing deficiency.
The Board reimburses to an institution recognized for that purpose by the Minister the cost of the services determined by regulation provided by the institution and of the communication devices, determined by regulation, lent by the institution to an insured person with a communication-related physical deficiency and whose age is that fixed for such purpose by regulation.
The cases and conditions in and on which the Board assumes or reimburses the cost of the insured services referred to in the fifth, sixth, seventh and eighth paragraphs and in and on which the services are furnished are determined by government regulation, as are the physical, hearing, visual and communication-related deficiencies. The sets or subsets of devices, equipment or aids that compensate for such deficiencies are enumerated in the regulation.
Insured devices, equipment and aids are determined in a regulation made by the Board pursuant to section 72.1 on the basis of the enumeration provided for in the ninth paragraph.
Not in force
The Board shall publish the list of institutions recognized by the Minister for the purposes of the sixth and eighth paragraphs and each update thereof in the Gazette officielle du Québec, which will come into force on the date they are published or on any date fixed therein.
However, such services, medications, devices or other equipment that compensate for a physical deficiency, visual or hearing aids or communication devices do not include those which a person may obtain and is entitled to under another statute of Québec, an Act of the Parliament of Canada other than the Canada Health Act (Revised Statutes of Canada, 1985, chapter C-6) or a statute of another province of Canada or another country.
However, the services contemplated in the first paragraph to which a person is entitled under the Act respecting health services and social services (chapter S-4.2), the Act respecting health services and social services for Cree Native persons (chapter S-5), the Hospital Insurance Act (chapter A-28) and the Act respecting prescription drug insurance or which are rendered pursuant to the Act respecting occupational health and safety (chapter S-2.1) remain insured services under this Act.
The Board also assumes the cost of the services rendered by a professional in the field of health pursuant to the Workers’ Compensation Act (chapter A-3) or to the Act respecting industrial accidents and occupational diseases (chapter A-3.001), including those rendered by a member of the Bureau d’évaluation médicale or a member of an occupational lung diseases committee or a special committee acting under Chapter VI of the latter Act, except the services rendered by a professional in the field of health at the employer’s request.
The Board also assumes, in accordance with the provisions of the Act and the regulations, the cost of services rendered by a health professional in the discharge of activities or administrative tasks determined by a regulation made under section 69.
The Board also assumes the cost of services and goods provided under the programs it administers by virtue of the first paragraph of section 2 of the Act respecting the Régie de l’assurance maladie du Québec (chapter R-5) according to the conditions and methods provided for under those programs.
Any service furnished by a physician who is in a period of training to obtain his first specialist’s certificate is not an insured service unless it is furnished in a centre operated by an institution other than that where he is in a period of training or for the Corporation d’urgences-santé. Where he furnishes a service that is not an insured service within the meaning of this section to a person residing in Québec, he must inform that person, in the cases and form prescribed, that the service is not an insured service.
1970, c. 37, s. 3; 1970, c. 38, s. 2; 1971, c. 47, s. 2; 1971, c. 48, s. 160, s. 161; 1973, c. 30, s. 2; 1973, c. 49, s. 45; 1973, c. 52, s. 31; 1974, c. 40, s. 2; 1975, c. 60, s. 1; 1977, c. 44, s. 2; 1979, c. 1, s. 2; 1979, c. 63, s. 273; 1981, c. 22, s. 1; 1985, c. 6, s. 488; 1986, c. 79, s. 2; 1989, c. 50, s. 2; 1991, c. 42, s. 558; 1992, c. 19, s. 1; 1992, c. 21, s. 101; 1985, c. 23, s. 1; 1992, c. 21, s. 101, s. 375; 1992, c. 11, s. 77; 1994, c. 8, s. 2; 1994, c. 23, s. 23; 1996, c. 32, s. 89; 1999, c. 24, s. 14; 1999, c. 89, s. 2, s. 42; 2002, c. 69, s. 122; 2002, c. 33, s. 8; 2005, c. 40, s. 32.
3. The cost of the following services rendered by a professional in the field of health are assumed by the Board on behalf of every insured person, in accordance with this Act and the regulations:
(a)  all services rendered by physicians that are medically required;
(b)  the services of oral surgery determined by regulation and required by dentistry and rendered by a dentist in a centre operated by a university establishment or in a facility maintained by an institution operating a hospital centre, provided, however, that if rendered in Québec they are rendered in a centre operated by a university establishment determined by regulation or in a facility maintained by an institution operating a hospital centre by a dentist authorized to practise in that centre;
(c)  the services determined by regulation and required by optometry and rendered by optometrists in the practice of optometry within the meaning of the Optometry Act (chapter O‐7); however, the cost of such services shall be assumed by the Board only on behalf of a insured person whose age is that fixed for that purpose by regulation or who holds a valid claim booklet issued pursuant to section 71 or 71.1;
(d)  family planning services determined by regulation and furnished by a physician.
The cost of services determined by regulation and required by dentistry and rendered by dentists are also assumed by the Board in accordance with this Act and the regulations on behalf of every insured person according to his age and according as to whether or not he holds a valid claim booklet issued pursuant to section 71.1.
The Board also assumes, in accordance with the provisions of this Act and the regulations and subject to the Act respecting prescription drug insurance (chapter A‐29.01), the cost of the services determined by regulation that are required for pharmaceutical reasons and furnished by pharmacists, the cost of medications furnished by pharmacists on the prescription of a physician, a resident in medicine, a dentist, a midwife or another professional authorized by law or a regulation under subparagraph b of the first paragraph of section 19 of the Medical Act (chapter M-9) and, where applicable, the cost of medications provided as part of the services provided by an institution in accordance with the third paragraph of section 8 of the Act respecting prescription drug insurance, on behalf of every insured person who is an eligible person within the meaning of that Act and who
(a)  is 65 years of age or over and is not a member of a group insurance contract or employee benefit plan applicable to a group of persons determined on the basis of current or former employment status, profession or habitual occupation and that includes basic plan coverage, and is not a beneficiary under such a plan, or
(b)  holds a valid claim booklet issued under section 70, or
(c)  is not required to become a member of a group insurance contract or employee benefit plan referred to in paragraph a and in whose respect no person is required, in accordance with section 18 of the said Act, to ensure coverage as a beneficiary under such a contract or plan.
The Board also assumes, in accordance with the provisions of this Act and the regulations and subject to the Act respecting prescription drug insurance, the cost of the services determined by regulation that are required by pharmacy and furnished by pharmacists, the cost of medications furnished by pharmacists on the prescription of a physician, a resident in medicine, a dentist or a midwife and, where applicable, the cost of medications provided as part of the services provided by an institution in accordance with the third paragraph of section 8 of the Act respecting prescription drug insurance, to every insured person who is an eligible person within the meaning of that Act and who holds a valid claim booklet issued under section 71.
The Board assumes, on behalf of every insured person whose age is that fixed for such purpose by regulation, the cost of the services determined by regulation and of the devices or other equipment, determined by regulation, that compensate for a physical deficiency.
The Board reimburses to an institution recognized for that purpose by the Minister the cost of the services determined by regulation provided by the institution and of the visual aids, determined by regulation, lent by the institution to an insured person who has a visual deficiency and whose age is that fixed for such purpose by regulation.
The Board assumes, on behalf of every insured person whose age is that fixed for such purpose by regulation the cost of the services determined by regulation and of the hearing aids, determined by regulation, that compensate for a hearing deficiency.
The Board reimburses to an institution recognized for that purpose by the Minister the cost of the services determined by regulation provided by the institution and of the communication devices, determined by regulation, lent by the institution to an insured person with a communication-related physical deficiency and whose age is that fixed for such purpose by regulation.
The cases and conditions in and on which the Board assumes or reimburses the cost of the insured services referred to in the fifth, sixth, seventh and eighth paragraphs and in and on which the services are furnished are determined by government regulation, as are the physical, hearing, visual and communication-related deficiencies. The sets or subsets of devices, equipment or aids that compensate for such deficiencies are enumerated in the regulation.
Insured devices, equipment and aids are determined in a regulation made by the Board pursuant to section 72.1 on the basis of the enumeration provided for in the ninth paragraph.
Not in force
The Board shall publish the list of institutions recognized by the Minister for the purposes of the sixth and eighth paragraphs and each update thereof in the Gazette officielle du Québec, which will come into force on the date they are published or on any date fixed therein.
However, such services, medications, devices or other equipment that compensate for a physical deficiency, visual or hearing aids or communication devices do not include those which a person may obtain and is entitled to under another statute of Québec, an Act of the Parliament of Canada other than the Canada Health Act (Revised Statutes of Canada, 1985, chapter C-6) or a statute of another province of Canada or another country.
However, the services contemplated in the first paragraph to which a person is entitled under the Act respecting health services and social services (chapter S‐4.2), the Act respecting health services and social services for Cree Native persons (chapter S‐5), the Hospital Insurance Act (chapter A‐28) and the Act respecting prescription drug insurance (chapter A‐29.01) or which are rendered pursuant to the Act respecting occupational health and safety (chapter S‐2.1) remain insured services under this Act.
The Board also assumes the cost of the services rendered by a professional in the field of health pursuant to the Workers’ Compensation Act (chapter A‐3) or to the Act respecting industrial accidents and occupational diseases (chapter A‐3.001), including those rendered by a member of the Bureau d’évaluation médicale or a member of an occupational lung diseases committee or a special committee acting under Chapter VI of the latter Act, except the services rendered by a professional in the field of health at the employer’s request.
The Board also assumes, in accordance with the provisions of the Act and the regulations, the cost of services rendered by a health professional in the discharge of activities or administrative tasks determined by a regulation made under section 69.
The Board also assumes the cost of services and goods provided under the programs it administers by virtue of the first paragraph of section 2 of the Act respecting the Régie de l’assurance maladie du Québec (chapter R‐5) according to the conditions and methods provided for under those programs.
Any service furnished by a physician who is in a period of training to obtain his first specialist’s certificate is not an insured service unless it is furnished in a centre operated by an institution other than that where he is in a period of training or for the Corporation d’urgences-santé. Where he furnishes a service that is not an insured service within the meaning of this section to a person residing in Québec, he must inform that person, in the cases and form prescribed, that the service is not an insured service.
1970, c. 37, s. 3; 1970, c. 38, s. 2; 1971, c. 47, s. 2; 1971, c. 48, s. 160, s. 161; 1973, c. 30, s. 2; 1973, c. 49, s. 45; 1973, c. 52, s. 31; 1974, c. 40, s. 2; 1975, c. 60, s. 1; 1977, c. 44, s. 2; 1979, c. 1, s. 2; 1979, c. 63, s. 273; 1981, c. 22, s. 1; 1985, c. 6, s. 488; 1986, c. 79, s. 2; 1989, c. 50, s. 2; 1991, c. 42, s. 558; 1992, c. 19, s. 1; 1992, c. 21, s. 101; 1985, c. 23, s. 1; 1992, c. 21, s. 101, s. 375; 1992, c. 11, s. 77; 1994, c. 8, s. 2; 1994, c. 23, s. 23; 1996, c. 32, s. 89; 1999, c. 24, s. 14; 1999, c. 89, s. 2, s. 42; 2002, c. 69, s. 122; 2002, c. 33, s. 8.
3. The cost of the following services rendered by a professional in the field of health are assumed by the Board on behalf of every insured person, in accordance with this Act and the regulations:
(a)  all services rendered by physicians that are medically required;
(b)  the services of oral surgery determined by regulation and required by dentistry and rendered by a dentist in a centre operated by a university establishment or in a facility maintained by an institution operating a hospital centre, provided, however, that if rendered in Québec they are rendered in a centre operated by a university establishment determined by regulation or in a facility maintained by an institution operating a hospital centre by a dentist authorized to practise in that centre;
(c)  the services determined by regulation and required by optometry and rendered by optometrists in the practice of optometry within the meaning of the Optometry Act (chapter O‐7); however, the cost of such services shall be assumed by the Board only on behalf of a insured person whose age is that fixed for that purpose by regulation or who holds a valid claim booklet issued pursuant to section 71 or 71.1;
(d)  family planning services determined by regulation and furnished by a physician.
The cost of services determined by regulation and required by dentistry and rendered by dentists are also assumed by the Board in accordance with this Act and the regulations on behalf of every insured person according to his age and according as to whether or not he holds a valid claim booklet issued pursuant to section 71.1.
The Board also assumes, in accordance with the provisions of this Act and the regulations and subject to the Act respecting prescription drug insurance (chapter A‐29.01), the cost of the services determined by regulation that are required for pharmaceutical reasons and furnished by pharmacists, the cost of medications furnished by pharmacists on the prescription of a physician, a resident in medicine, a dentist or a midwife and, where applicable, the cost of medications provided as part of the services provided by an institution in accordance with the third paragraph of section 8 of the Act respecting prescription drug insurance, on behalf of every insured person who is an eligible person within the meaning of that Act and who
(a)  is 65 years of age or over and is not a member of a group insurance contract or employee benefit plan applicable to a group of persons determined on the basis of current or former employment status, profession or habitual occupation and that includes basic plan coverage, and is not a beneficiary under such a plan, or
(b)  holds a valid claim booklet issued under section 70, or
(c)  is not required to become a member of a group insurance contract or employee benefit plan referred to in paragraph a and in whose respect no person is required, in accordance with section 18 of the said Act, to ensure coverage as a beneficiary under such a contract or plan.
The Board also assumes, in accordance with the provisions of this Act and the regulations and subject to the Act respecting prescription drug insurance, the cost of the services determined by regulation that are required by pharmacy and furnished by pharmacists, the cost of medications furnished by pharmacists on the prescription of a physician, a resident in medicine, a dentist or a midwife and, where applicable, the cost of medications provided as part of the services provided by an institution in accordance with the third paragraph of section 8 of the Act respecting prescription drug insurance, to every insured person who is an eligible person within the meaning of that Act and who holds a valid claim booklet issued under section 71.
The Board assumes, on behalf of every insured person whose age is that fixed for such purpose by regulation, the cost of the services determined by regulation and of the devices or other equipment, determined by regulation, that compensate for a physical deficiency.
The Board reimburses to an institution recognized for that purpose by the Minister the cost of the services determined by regulation provided by the institution and of the visual aids, determined by regulation, lent by the institution to an insured person who has a visual deficiency and whose age is that fixed for such purpose by regulation.
The Board assumes, on behalf of every insured person whose age is that fixed for such purpose by regulation the cost of the services determined by regulation and of the hearing aids, determined by regulation, that compensate for a hearing deficiency.
The Board reimburses to an institution recognized for that purpose by the Minister the cost of the services determined by regulation provided by the institution and of the communication devices, determined by regulation, lent by the institution to an insured person with a communication-related physical deficiency and whose age is that fixed for such purpose by regulation.
The cases and conditions in and on which the Board assumes or reimburses the cost of the insured services referred to in the fifth, sixth, seventh and eighth paragraphs and in and on which the services are furnished are determined by government regulation, as are the physical, hearing, visual and communication-related deficiencies. The sets or subsets of devices, equipment or aids that compensate for such deficiencies are enumerated in the regulation.
Insured devices, equipment and aids are determined in a regulation made by the Board pursuant to section 72.1 on the basis of the enumeration provided for in the ninth paragraph.
Not in force
The Board shall publish the list of institutions recognized by the Minister for the purposes of the sixth and eighth paragraphs and each update thereof in the Gazette officielle du Québec, which will come into force on the date they are published or on any date fixed therein.
However, such services, medications, devices or other equipment that compensate for a physical deficiency, visual or hearing aids or communication devices do not include those which a person may obtain and is entitled to under another statute of Québec, an Act of the Parliament of Canada other than the Canada Health Act (Revised Statutes of Canada, 1985, chapter C-6) or a statute of another province of Canada or another country.
However, the services contemplated in the first paragraph to which a person is entitled under the Act respecting health services and social services (chapter S‐4.2), the Act respecting health services and social services for Cree Native persons (chapter S‐5), the Hospital Insurance Act (chapter A‐28) and the Act respecting prescription drug insurance (chapter A‐29.01) or which are rendered pursuant to the Act respecting occupational health and safety (chapter S‐2.1) remain insured services under this Act.
The Board also assumes the cost of the services rendered by a professional in the field of health pursuant to the Workers’ Compensation Act (chapter A‐3) or to the Act respecting industrial accidents and occupational diseases (chapter A‐3.001), including those rendered by a member of the Bureau d’évaluation médicale or a member of an occupational lung diseases committee or a special committee acting under Chapter VI of the latter Act, except the services rendered by a professional in the field of health at the employer’s request.
The Board also assumes, in accordance with the provisions of the Act and the regulations, the cost of services rendered by a health professional in the discharge of activities or administrative tasks determined by a regulation made under section 69.
The Board also assumes the cost of services and goods provided under the programs it administers by virtue of the first paragraph of section 2 of the Act respecting the Régie de l’assurance maladie du Québec (chapter R‐5) according to the conditions and methods provided for under those programs.
Any service furnished by a physician who is in a period of training to obtain his first specialist’s certificate is not an insured service unless it is furnished in a centre operated by an institution other than that where he is in a period of training or for the Corporation d’urgences-santé. Where he furnishes a service that is not an insured service within the meaning of this section to a person residing in Québec, he must inform that person, in the cases and form prescribed, that the service is not an insured service.
1970, c. 37, s. 3; 1970, c. 38, s. 2; 1971, c. 47, s. 2; 1971, c. 48, s. 160, s. 161; 1973, c. 30, s. 2; 1973, c. 49, s. 45; 1973, c. 52, s. 31; 1974, c. 40, s. 2; 1975, c. 60, s. 1; 1977, c. 44, s. 2; 1979, c. 1, s. 2; 1979, c. 63, s. 273; 1981, c. 22, s. 1; 1985, c. 6, s. 488; 1986, c. 79, s. 2; 1989, c. 50, s. 2; 1991, c. 42, s. 558; 1992, c. 19, s. 1; 1992, c. 21, s. 101; 1985, c. 23, s. 1; 1992, c. 21, s. 101, s. 375; 1992, c. 11, s. 77; 1994, c. 8, s. 2; 1994, c. 23, s. 23; 1996, c. 32, s. 89; 1999, c. 24, s. 14; 1999, c. 89, s. 2, s. 42; 2002, c. 69, s. 122.
3. The cost of the following services rendered by a professional in the field of health are assumed by the Board on behalf of every insured person, in accordance with this Act and the regulations:
(a)  all services rendered by physicians that are medically required;
(b)  the services of oral surgery determined by regulation and required by dentistry and rendered by a dentist in a centre operated by a university establishment or in a facility maintained by an institution operating a hospital centre, provided, however, that if rendered in Québec they are rendered in a centre operated by a university establishment determined by regulation or in a facility maintained by an institution operating a hospital centre by a dentist authorized to practise in that centre;
(c)  the services determined by regulation and required by optometry and rendered by optometrists in the practice of optometry within the meaning of the Optometry Act (chapter O‐7); however, the cost of such services shall be assumed by the Board only on behalf of a insured person whose age is that fixed for that purpose by regulation or who holds a valid claim booklet issued pursuant to section 71 or 71.1;
(d)  family planning services determined by regulation and furnished by a physician.
The cost of services determined by regulation and required by dentistry and rendered by dentists are also assumed by the Board in accordance with this Act and the regulations on behalf of every insured person according to his age and according as to whether or not he holds a valid claim booklet issued pursuant to section 71.1.
The Board also assumes, in accordance with the provisions of this Act and the regulations and subject to the Act respecting prescription drug insurance (chapter A‐29.01), the cost of the services determined by regulation that are required for pharmaceutical reasons and furnished by pharmacists, the cost of medications furnished by pharmacists on the prescription of a physician, a resident in medicine, a dentist or a midwife and, where applicable, the cost of medications provided as part of the services provided by an institution in accordance with the third paragraph of section 8 of the Act respecting prescription drug insurance, on behalf of every insured person who is an eligible person within the meaning of that Act and who
(a)  is 65 years of age or over and is not a member of a group insurance contract or employee benefit plan applicable to a group of persons determined on the basis of current or former employment status, profession or habitual occupation and that includes basic plan coverage, and is not a beneficiary under such a plan, or
(b)  holds a valid claim booklet issued under section 70, or
(c)  is not required to become a member of a group insurance contract or employee benefit plan referred to in paragraph a and in whose respect no person is required, in accordance with section 18 of the said Act, to ensure coverage as a beneficiary under such a contract or plan.
The Board also assumes, in accordance with the provisions of this Act and the regulations and subject to the Act respecting prescription drug insurance, the cost of the services determined by regulation that are required by pharmacy and furnished by pharmacists, the cost of medications furnished by pharmacists on the prescription of a physician, a resident in medicine, a dentist or a midwife and, where applicable, the cost of medications provided as part of the services provided by an institution in accordance with the third paragraph of section 8 of the Act respecting prescription drug insurance, to every insured person who is an eligible person within the meaning of that Act and who holds a valid claim booklet issued under section 71.
The Board assumes, on behalf of every insured person whose age is that fixed for such purpose by regulation, the cost of the services determined by regulation and of the devices or other equipment, determined by regulation, that compensate for a physical deficiency.
The Board reimburses to an institution recognized for that purpose by the Minister the cost of the services determined by regulation provided by the institution and of the visual aids, determined by regulation, lent by the institution to an insured person who has a visual deficiency and whose age is that fixed for such purpose by regulation.
The Board assumes, on behalf of every insured person whose age is that fixed for such purpose by regulation the cost of the services determined by regulation and of the hearing aids, determined by regulation, that compensate for a hearing deficiency.
The Board reimburses to an institution recognized for that purpose by the Minister the cost of the services determined by regulation provided by the institution and of the communication devices, determined by regulation, lent by the institution to an insured person with a communication-related physical deficiency and whose age is that fixed for such purpose by regulation.
The cases and conditions in and on which the Board assumes or reimburses the cost of the insured services referred to in the fifth, sixth, seventh and eighth paragraphs and in and on which the services are furnished are determined by government regulation, as are the physical, hearing, visual and communication-related deficiencies. The sets or subsets of devices, equipment or aids that compensate for such deficiencies are enumerated in the regulation.
Insured devices, equipment and aids are determined in a regulation made by the Board pursuant to section 72.1 on the basis of the enumeration provided for in the ninth paragraph.
Not in force
The Board shall publish the list of institutions recognized by the Minister for the purposes of the sixth and eighth paragraphs and each update thereof in the Gazette officielle du Québec, which will come into force on the date they are published or on any date fixed therein.
However, such services, medications, devices or other equipment that compensate for a physical deficiency, visual or hearing aids or communication devices do not include those which a person may obtain and is entitled to under another statute of Québec, an Act of the Parliament of Canada other than the Canada Health Act (Revised Statutes of Canada, 1985, chapter C-6) or a statute of another province of Canada or another country.
However, the services contemplated in the first paragraph to which a person is entitled under the Act respecting health services and social services (chapter S‐4.2), the Act respecting health services and social services for Cree Native persons (chapter S‐5), the Hospital Insurance Act (chapter A‐28) and the Act respecting prescription drug insurance (chapter A‐29.01) or which are rendered pursuant to the Act respecting occupational health and safety (chapter S‐2.1) remain insured services under this Act.
The Board also assumes the cost of the services rendered by a professional in the field of health pursuant to the Workers’ Compensation Act (chapter A‐3) or to the Act respecting industrial accidents and occupational diseases (chapter A‐3.001), including those rendered by a member of the Bureau d’évaluation médicale or a member of an occupational lung diseases committee or a special committee acting under Chapter VI of the latter Act, except the services rendered by a professional in the field of health at the employer’s request.
The Board also assumes, in accordance with the provisions of the Act and the regulations, the cost of services rendered by a health professional in the discharge of activities or administrative tasks determined by a regulation made under section 69.
The Board also assumes the cost of services and goods provided under the programs it administers by virtue of the first paragraph of section 2 of the Act respecting the Régie de l’assurance maladie du Québec (chapter R‐5) according to the conditions and methods provided for under those programs.
Any service furnished by a physician who is in a period of training to obtain his first specialist’s certificate is not an insured service unless it is furnished in a centre operated by an institution other than that where he is in a period of training or for the Corporation d’urgences-santé de la région de Montréal Métropolitain. Where he furnishes a service that is not an insured service within the meaning of this section to a person residing in Québec, he must inform that person, in the cases and form prescribed, that the service is not an insured service.
1970, c. 37, s. 3; 1970, c. 38, s. 2; 1971, c. 47, s. 2; 1971, c. 48, s. 160, s. 161; 1973, c. 30, s. 2; 1973, c. 49, s. 45; 1973, c. 52, s. 31; 1974, c. 40, s. 2; 1975, c. 60, s. 1; 1977, c. 44, s. 2; 1979, c. 1, s. 2; 1979, c. 63, s. 273; 1981, c. 22, s. 1; 1985, c. 6, s. 488; 1986, c. 79, s. 2; 1989, c. 50, s. 2; 1991, c. 42, s. 558; 1992, c. 19, s. 1; 1992, c. 21, s. 101; 1985, c. 23, s. 1; 1992, c. 21, s. 101, s. 375; 1992, c. 11, s. 77; 1994, c. 8, s. 2; 1994, c. 23, s. 23; 1996, c. 32, s. 89; 1999, c. 24, s. 14; 1999, c. 89, s. 2, s. 42.
3. The cost of the following services rendered by a professional in the field of health are assumed by the Board on behalf of every beneficiary, in accordance with this Act and the regulations:
(a)  all services rendered by physicians that are medically required;
(b)  the services of oral surgery determined by regulation and required by dentistry and rendered by a dentist in a centre operated by a university establishment or in a facility maintained by an institution operating a hospital centre, provided, however, that if rendered in Québec they are rendered in a centre operated by a university establishment determined by regulation or in a facility maintained by an institution operating a hospital centre by a dentist authorized to practise in that centre;
(c)  the services determined by regulation and required by optometry and rendered by optometrists in the practice of optometry within the meaning of the Optometry Act (chapter O‐7); however, the cost of such services shall be assumed by the Board only on behalf of a beneficiary whose age is that fixed for that purpose by regulation or who holds a valid claim booklet issued pursuant to section 71 or 71.1;
(d)  family planning services determined by regulation and furnished by a physician.
The cost of services determined by regulation and required by dentistry and rendered by dentists are also assumed by the Board in accordance with this Act and the regulations on behalf of every beneficiary according to his age and according as to whether or not he holds a valid claim booklet issued pursuant to section 71.1.
The Board also assumes, in accordance with the provisions of this Act and the regulations and subject to the Act respecting prescription drug insurance (chapter A‐29.01), the cost of the services determined by regulation that are required for pharmaceutical reasons and furnished by pharmacists, the cost of medications furnished by pharmacists on the prescription of a physician, a resident in medicine, a dentist or a midwife and, where applicable, the cost of medications provided as part of the services provided by an institution in accordance with the third paragraph of section 8 of the Act respecting prescription drug insurance, on behalf of every beneficiary who is an eligible person within the meaning of that Act and who
(a)  is 65 years of age or over and is not a member of a group insurance contract or employee benefit plan applicable to a group of persons determined on the basis of current or former employment status, profession or habitual occupation and that includes basic plan coverage, and is not a beneficiary under such a plan, or
(b)  holds a valid claim booklet issued under section 70, or
(c)  is not required to become a member of a group insurance contract or employee benefit plan referred to in paragraph a and in whose respect no person is required, in accordance with section 18 of the said Act, to ensure coverage as a beneficiary under such a contract or plan.
The Board also assumes, in accordance with the provisions of this Act and the regulations and subject to the Act respecting prescription drug insurance, the cost of the services determined by regulation that are required by pharmacy and furnished by pharmacists, the cost of medications furnished by pharmacists on the prescription of a physician, a resident in medicine, a dentist or a midwife and, where applicable, the cost of medications provided as part of the services provided by an institution in accordance with the third paragraph of section 8 of the Act respecting prescription drug insurance, to every beneficiary who is an eligible person within the meaning of that Act and who holds a valid claim booklet issued under section 71.
The Board also assumes, on behalf of every beneficiary whose age is that fixed for such purposes by regulation, the amount determined for services and for prostheses, orthopedic devices, locomotor or posture assists, medical supplies or other equipment compensating for a physical deficiency. The cases, circumstances and conditions in and on which the Board assumes the amount of those insured services, the cases, circumstances and conditions in and on which such services are furnished, the amount assumed by the Board as well as the physical deficiencies and insured services contemplated shall be determined by regulation.
The Board reimburses to an institution recognized for that purpose by the Minister the cost of purchase, fitting, replacement or repair of visual aids, determined by regulation, lent by the institution to a beneficiary who is a visually handicapped person whose age is that fixed for such purpose by regulation. The cases, circumstances and conditions in and on which the Board reimburses the cost of those insured services and the cases, circumstances and conditions in and on which such services are furnished shall be determined by regulation. The visual aids lent to a visually handicapped person are unassignable and unseizable.
The Board also assumes on behalf of every beneficiary who is a person with a hearing handicap whose age is that fixed for such purpose by regulation, the cost of purchase, fitting, replacement or repair of hearing aids determined by regulation. The cases, circumstances and conditions in and on which the Board assumes the cost of those insured services and the cases, circumstances and conditions in and on which such services are furnished shall be determined by regulation.
Not in force
The Board shall reimburse to an institution recognized for that purpose by the Minister the cost of purchase, fitting, replacement or repair of communication devices determined by regulation, lent by the institution to a beneficiary with a communication-related physical deficiency and whose age is that fixed for such purpose by regulation. The cases, circumstances and conditions in and on which the Board reimburses the cost of those insured services and the cases, circumstances and conditions in and on which they are furnished shall be determined by regulation. The communication devices lent to a beneficiary with a communication-related physical deficiency are untransferable and unseizable.
Not in force
The Board shall publish the list of institutions recognized by the Minister for the purposes of the sixth and eighth paragraphs and each update thereof in the Gazette officielle du Québec, which will come into force on the date they are published or on any date fixed therein.
However, such services, medications, prostheses and orthopedic devices, locomotor or posture assists, medical supplies or other equipment, visual or hearing aids or communication devices do not include those which a person may obtain and is entitled to under another statute of Québec, an Act of the Parliament of Canada other than the Canada Health Act (Revised Statutes of Canada, 1985, chapter C-6) or a statute of another province of Canada or another country.
However, the services contemplated in the first paragraph to which a person is entitled under the Act respecting health services and social services (chapter S‐4.2), the Act respecting health services and social services for Cree Native persons (chapter S‐5), the Hospital Insurance Act (chapter A‐28) and the Act respecting prescription drug insurance (chapter A‐29.01) or which are rendered pursuant to the Act respecting occupational health and safety (chapter S‐2.1) remain insured services under this Act.
The Board also assumes the cost of the services rendered by a professional in the field of health pursuant to the Workmen’s Compensation Act (chapter A‐3) or to the Act respecting industrial accidents and occupational diseases (chapter A‐3.001), including those rendered by a member of the Bureau d’évaluation médicale or a member of an occupational lung diseases committee or a special committee acting under Chapter VI of the latter Act, except the services rendered by a professional in the field of health at the employer’s request.
The Board also assumes, in accordance with the provisions of the Act and the regulations, the cost of services rendered by a health professional in the discharge of activities or administrative tasks determined by a regulation made under section 69.
The Board also assumes the cost of services and goods provided under the programs it administers by virtue of the first paragraph of section 2 of the Act respecting the Régie de l’assurance‐maladie du Québec (chapter R‐5) according to the conditions and methods provided for under those programs.
Any service furnished by a physician who is in a period of training to obtain his first specialist’s certificate is not an insured service unless it is furnished in a centre operated by an institution other than that where he is in a period of training or for the Corporation d’urgences-santé de la région de Montréal Métropolitain. Where he furnishes a service that is not an insured service within the meaning of this section to a person residing in Québec, he must inform that person, in the cases and form prescribed, that the service is not an insured service.
1970, c. 37, s. 3; 1970, c. 38, s. 2; 1971, c. 47, s. 2; 1971, c. 48, s. 160, s. 161; 1973, c. 30, s. 2; 1973, c. 49, s. 45; 1973, c. 52, s. 31; 1974, c. 40, s. 2; 1975, c. 60, s. 1; 1977, c. 44, s. 2; 1979, c. 1, s. 2; 1979, c. 63, s. 273; 1981, c. 22, s. 1; 1985, c. 6, s. 488; 1986, c. 79, s. 2; 1989, c. 50, s. 2; 1991, c. 42, s. 558; 1992, c. 19, s. 1; 1992, c. 21, s. 101; 1985, c. 23, s. 1; 1992, c. 21, s. 101, s. 375; 1992, c. 11, s. 77; 1994, c. 8, s. 2; 1994, c. 23, s. 23; 1996, c. 32, s. 89; 1999, c. 24, s. 14.
3. The cost of the following services rendered by a professional in the field of health are assumed by the Board on behalf of every beneficiary, in accordance with this Act and the regulations:
(a)  all services rendered by physicians that are medically required;
(b)  the services of oral surgery determined by regulation and required by dentistry and rendered by a dentist in a centre operated by a university establishment or in a facility maintained by an institution operating a hospital centre, provided, however, that if rendered in Québec they are rendered in a centre operated by a university establishment determined by regulation or in a facility maintained by an institution operating a hospital centre by a dentist authorized to practise in that centre;
(c)  the services determined by regulation and required by optometry and rendered by optometrists in the practice of optometry within the meaning of the Optometry Act (chapter O-7); however, the cost of such services shall be assumed by the Board only on behalf of a beneficiary whose age is that fixed for that purpose by regulation or who holds a valid claim booklet issued pursuant to section 71 or 71.1;
(d)  family planning services determined by regulation and furnished by a physician.
The cost of services determined by regulation and required by dentistry and rendered by dentists are also assumed by the Board in accordance with this Act and the regulations on behalf of every beneficiary according to his age and according as to whether or not he holds a valid claim booklet issued pursuant to section 71.1.
The Board also assumes, in accordance with the provisions of this Act and the regulations and subject to the Act respecting prescription drug insurance (chapter A-29.01), the cost of the services determined by regulation that are required for pharmaceutical reasons and furnished by pharmacists, the cost of medications furnished by pharmacists on the prescription of a physician, a resident in medicine or a dentist and, where applicable, the cost of medications provided as part of the services provided by an institution in accordance with the third paragraph of section 8 of the Act respecting prescription drug insurance, on behalf of every beneficiary who is an eligible person within the meaning of that Act and who
(a)  is 65 years of age or over and is not a member of a group insurance contract or employee benefit plan applicable to a group of persons determined on the basis of current or former employment status, profession or habitual occupation and that includes basic plan coverage, and is not a beneficiary under such a plan, or
(b)  holds a valid claim booklet issued under section 70, or
(c)  is not required to become a member of a group insurance contract or employee benefit plan referred to in paragraph a and in whose respect no person is required, in accordance with section 18 of the said Act, to ensure coverage as a beneficiary under such a contract or plan.
The Board also assumes, in accordance with the provisions of this Act and the regulations and subject to the Act respecting prescription drug insurance, the cost of the services determined by regulation that are required by pharmacy and furnished by pharmacists, the cost of medications furnished by pharmacists on the prescription of a physician, a resident in medicine or a dentist and, where applicable, the cost of medications provided as part of the services provided by an institution in accordance with the third paragraph of section 8 of the Act respecting prescription drug insurance, to every beneficiary who is an eligible person within the meaning of that Act and who holds a valid claim booklet issued under section 71.
The Board also assumes, on behalf of every beneficiary whose age is that fixed for such purposes by regulation, the amount determined for services and for prostheses, orthopedic devices, locomotor or posture assists, medical supplies or other equipment compensating for a physical deficiency. The cases, circumstances and conditions in and on which the Board assumes the amount of those insured services, the cases, circumstances and conditions in and on which such services are furnished, the amount assumed by the Board as well as the physical deficiencies and insured services contemplated shall be determined by regulation.
The Board reimburses to an institution recognized for that purpose by the Minister the cost of purchase, fitting, replacement or repair of visual aids, determined by regulation, lent by the institution to a beneficiary who is a visually handicapped person whose age is that fixed for such purpose by regulation. The cases, circumstances and conditions in and on which the Board reimburses the cost of those insured services and the cases, circumstances and conditions in and on which such services are furnished shall be determined by regulation. The visual aids lent to a visually handicapped person are unassignable and unseizable.
The Board also assumes on behalf of every beneficiary who is a person with a hearing handicap whose age is that fixed for such purpose by regulation, the cost of purchase, fitting, replacement or repair of hearing aids determined by regulation. The cases, circumstances and conditions in and on which the Board assumes the cost of those insured services and the cases, circumstances and conditions in and on which such services are furnished shall be determined by regulation.
Not in force
The Board shall reimburse to an institution recognized for that purpose by the Minister the cost of purchase, fitting, replacement or repair of communication devices determined by regulation, lent by the institution to a beneficiary with a communication-related physical deficiency and whose age is that fixed for such purpose by regulation. The cases, circumstances and conditions in and on which the Board reimburses the cost of those insured services and the cases, circumstances and conditions in and on which they are furnished shall be determined by regulation. The communication devices lent to a beneficiary with a communication-related physical deficiency are untransferable and unseizable.
Not in force
The Board shall publish the list of institutions recognized by the Minister for the purposes of the sixth and eighth paragraphs and each update thereof in the Gazette officielle du Québec, which will come into force on the date they are published or on any date fixed therein.
However, such services, medications, prostheses and orthopedic devices, locomotor or posture assists, medical supplies or other equipment, visual or hearing aids or communication devices do not include those which a person may obtain and is entitled to under another statute of Québec, an Act of the Parliament of Canada other than the Canada Health Act (Revised Statutes of Canada, 1985, chapter C-6) or a statute of another province of Canada or another country.
However, the services contemplated in the first paragraph to which a person is entitled under the Act respecting health services and social services (chapter S-4.2), the Act respecting health services and social services for Cree Native persons (chapter S-5), the Hospital Insurance Act (chapter A-28) and the Act respecting prescription drug insurance (chapter A-29.01) or which are rendered pursuant to the Act respecting occupational health and safety (chapter S-2.1) remain insured services under this Act.
The Board also assumes the cost of the services rendered by a professional in the field of health pursuant to the Workmen’s Compensation Act (chapter A-3) or to the Act respecting industrial accidents and occupational diseases (chapter A-3.001), including those rendered by a member of the Bureau d’évaluation médicale or a member of an occupational lung diseases committee or a special committee acting under Chapter VI of the latter Act, except the services rendered by a professional in the field of health at the employer’s request.
The Board also assumes, in accordance with the provisions of the Act and the regulations, the cost of services rendered by a health professional in the discharge of activities or administrative tasks determined by a regulation made under section 69.
The Board also assumes the cost of services and goods provided under the programs it administers by virtue of the first paragraph of section 2 of the Act respecting the Régie de l’assurance-maladie du Québec (chapter R-5) according to the conditions and methods provided for under those programs.
Any service furnished by a physician who is in a period of training to obtain his first specialist’s certificate is not an insured service unless it is furnished in a centre operated by an institution other than that where he is in a period of training or for the Corporation d’urgences-santé de la région de Montréal Métropolitain. Where he furnishes a service that is not an insured service within the meaning of this section to a person residing in Québec, he must inform that person, in the cases and form prescribed, that the service is not an insured service.
1970, c. 37, s. 3; 1970, c. 38, s. 2; 1971, c. 47, s. 2; 1971, c. 48, s. 160, s. 161; 1973, c. 30, s. 2; 1973, c. 49, s. 45; 1973, c. 52, s. 31; 1974, c. 40, s. 2; 1975, c. 60, s. 1; 1977, c. 44, s. 2; 1979, c. 1, s. 2; 1979, c. 63, s. 273; 1981, c. 22, s. 1; 1985, c. 6, s. 488; 1986, c. 79, s. 2; 1989, c. 50, s. 2; 1991, c. 42, s. 558; 1992, c. 19, s. 1; 1992, c. 21, s. 101; 1985, c. 23, s. 1; 1992, c. 21, s. 101, s. 375; 1992, c. 11, s. 77; 1994, c. 8, s. 2; 1994, c. 23, s. 23; 1996, c. 32, s. 89.
3. The cost of the following services rendered by a professional in the field of health are assumed by the Board on behalf of every beneficiary, in accordance with this Act and the regulations:
(a)  all services rendered by physicians that are medically required;
(b)  the services of oral surgery determined by regulation and required by dentistry and rendered by a dentist in a centre operated by a university establishment or in a facility maintained by an institution operating a hospital centre, provided, however, that if rendered in Québec they are rendered in a centre operated by a university establishment determined by regulation or in a facility maintained by an institution operating a hospital centre by a dentist authorized to practise in that centre;
(c)  the services determined by regulation and required by optometry and rendered by optometrists in the practice of optometry within the meaning of the Optometry Act (chapter O-7); however, the cost of such services shall be assumed by the Board only on behalf of a beneficiary whose age is that fixed for that purpose by regulation or who holds a valid claim booklet issued pursuant to section 71 or 71.1;
(d)  family planning services determined by regulation and furnished by a physician.
The cost of services determined by regulation and required by dentistry and rendered by dentists are also assumed by the Board in accordance with this Act and the regulations on behalf of every beneficiary according to his age and according as to whether or not he holds a valid claim booklet issued pursuant to section 71.1.
The Board also assumes, in accordance with the provisions of this Act and the regulations and subject to the Act respecting prescription drug insurance (chapter A-29.01), the cost of the services determined by regulation that are required for pharmaceutical reasons and furnished by pharmacists, the cost of medications furnished by pharmacists on the prescription of a physician, a resident in medicine or a dentist and, where applicable, the cost of medications provided as part of the services provided by an institution in accordance with the third paragraph of section 8 of the Act respecting prescription drug insurance, on behalf of every beneficiary who is an eligible person within the meaning of that Act and who
(a)  is 65 years of age or over and is not a member of a group insurance contract or employee benefit plan applicable to a group of persons determined on the basis of current or former employment status, profession or habitual occupation and that includes basic plan coverage, and is not a beneficiary under such a plan, or
(b)  holds a valid claim booklet issued under section 70, or
Not in force
(c)  is not required to become a member of a group insurance contract or employee benefit plan referred to in paragraph a and in whose respect no person is required, in accordance with section 18 of the said Act, to ensure coverage as a beneficiary under such a contract or plan.
The Board also assumes, in accordance with the provisions of this Act and the regulations and subject to the Act respecting prescription drug insurance, the cost of the services determined by regulation that are required by pharmacy and furnished by pharmacists, the cost of medications furnished by pharmacists on the prescription of a physician, a resident in medicine or a dentist and, where applicable, the cost of medications provided as part of the services provided by an institution in accordance with the third paragraph of section 8 of the Act respecting prescription drug insurance, to every beneficiary who is an eligible person within the meaning of that Act and who holds a valid claim booklet issued under section 71.
The Board also assumes, on behalf of every beneficiary whose age is that fixed for such purposes by regulation, the amount determined for services and for prostheses, orthopedic devices, locomotor or posture assists, medical supplies or other equipment compensating for a physical deficiency. The cases, circumstances and conditions in and on which the Board assumes the amount of those insured services, the cases, circumstances and conditions in and on which such services are furnished, the amount assumed by the Board as well as the physical deficiencies and insured services contemplated shall be determined by regulation.
The Board reimburses to an institution recognized for that purpose by the Minister the cost of purchase, fitting, replacement or repair of visual aids, determined by regulation, lent by the institution to a beneficiary who is a visually handicapped person whose age is that fixed for such purpose by regulation. The cases, circumstances and conditions in and on which the Board reimburses the cost of those insured services and the cases, circumstances and conditions in and on which such services are furnished shall be determined by regulation. The visual aids lent to a visually handicapped person are unassignable and unseizable.
The Board also assumes on behalf of every beneficiary who is a person with a hearing handicap whose age is that fixed for such purpose by regulation, the cost of purchase, fitting, replacement or repair of hearing aids determined by regulation. The cases, circumstances and conditions in and on which the Board assumes the cost of those insured services and the cases, circumstances and conditions in and on which such services are furnished shall be determined by regulation.
Not in force
The Board shall reimburse to an institution recognized for that purpose by the Minister the cost of purchase, fitting, replacement or repair of communication devices determined by regulation, lent by the institution to a beneficiary with a communication-related physical deficiency and whose age is that fixed for such purpose by regulation. The cases, circumstances and conditions in and on which the Board reimburses the cost of those insured services and the cases, circumstances and conditions in and on which they are furnished shall be determined by regulation. The communication devices lent to a beneficiary with a communication-related physical deficiency are untransferable and unseizable.
Not in force
The Board shall publish the list of institutions recognized by the Minister for the purposes of the sixth and eighth paragraphs and each update thereof in the Gazette officielle du Québec, which will come into force on the date they are published or on any date fixed therein.
However, such services, medications, prostheses and orthopedic devices, locomotor or posture assists, medical supplies or other equipment, visual or hearing aids or communication devices do not include those which a person may obtain and is entitled to under another statute of Québec, an Act of the Parliament of Canada other than the Canada Health Act (Revised Statutes of Canada, 1985, chapter C-6) or a statute of another province of Canada or another country.
However, the services contemplated in the first paragraph to which a person is entitled under the Act respecting health services and social services (chapter S-4.2), the Act respecting health services and social services for Cree Native persons (chapter S-5), the Hospital Insurance Act (chapter A-28) and the Act respecting prescription drug insurance (chapter A-29.01) or which are rendered pursuant to the Act respecting occupational health and safety (chapter S-2.1) remain insured services under this Act.
The Board also assumes the cost of the services rendered by a professional in the field of health pursuant to the Workmen’s Compensation Act (chapter A-3) or to the Act respecting industrial accidents and occupational diseases (chapter A-3.001), including those rendered by a member of the Bureau d’évaluation médicale or a member of an occupational lung diseases committee or a special committee acting under Chapter VI of the latter Act, except the services rendered by a professional in the field of health at the employer’s request.
The Board also assumes, in accordance with the provisions of the Act and the regulations, the cost of services rendered by a health professional in the discharge of activities or administrative tasks determined by a regulation made under section 69.
The Board also assumes the cost of services and goods provided under the programs it administers by virtue of the first paragraph of section 2 of the Act respecting the Régie de l’assurance-maladie du Québec (chapter R-5) according to the conditions and methods provided for under those programs.
Any service furnished by a physician who is in a period of training to obtain his first specialist’s certificate is not an insured service unless it is furnished in a centre operated by an institution other than that where he is in a period of training or for the Corporation d’urgences-santé de la région de Montréal Métropolitain. Where he furnishes a service that is not an insured service within the meaning of this section to a person residing in Québec, he must inform that person, in the cases and form prescribed, that the service is not an insured service.
1970, c. 37, s. 3; 1970, c. 38, s. 2; 1971, c. 47, s. 2; 1971, c. 48, s. 160, s. 161; 1973, c. 30, s. 2; 1973, c. 49, s. 45; 1973, c. 52, s. 31; 1974, c. 40, s. 2; 1975, c. 60, s. 1; 1977, c. 44, s. 2; 1979, c. 1, s. 2; 1979, c. 63, s. 273; 1981, c. 22, s. 1; 1985, c. 6, s. 488; 1986, c. 79, s. 2; 1989, c. 50, s. 2; 1991, c. 42, s. 558; 1992, c. 19, s. 1; 1992, c. 21, s. 101; 1985, c. 23, s. 1; 1992, c. 21, s. 101, s. 375; 1992, c. 11, s. 77; 1994, c. 8, s. 2; 1994, c. 23, s. 23; 1996, c. 32, s. 89.
The following provisions are not in force:
-in the introductory sentence of the third paragraph, the words “and, where applicable, the cost of medications provided as part of the services provided by an institution in accordance with the third paragraph of section 8 of the Act respecting prescription drug insurance”;
-in subparagraph a of the third paragraph, the words “and is not a member of a group insurance contract or employee benefit plan applicable to a group of persons determined on the basis of current or former employment status, profession or habitual occupation and that includes basic plan coverage, and is not a beneficiary under such a plan”;
-subparagraph c of the third paragraph;
-in the fourth paragraph, the words “and, where applicable, the cost of medications provided as part of the services provided by an institution in accordance with the third paragraph of section 8 of the Act respecting prescription drug insurance”.
The above provisions will come into force on the date or dates to be fixed by the Government (1996, c. 32, s. 119).
3. The cost of the following services rendered by a professional in the field of health are assumed by the Board on behalf of every beneficiary, in accordance with this Act and the regulations:
(a)  all services rendered by physicians that are medically required;
(b)  the services of oral surgery determined by regulation and required by dentistry and rendered by a dentist in a centre operated by a university establishment or in a facility maintained by an institution operating a hospital centre, provided, however, that if rendered in Québec they are rendered in a centre operated by a university establishment determined by regulation or in a facility maintained by an institution operating a hospital centre by a dentist authorized to practise in that centre;
(c)  the services determined by regulation and required by optometry and rendered by optometrists in the practice of optometry within the meaning of the Optometry Act (chapter O-7); however, the cost of such services shall be assumed by the Board only on behalf of a beneficiary whose age is that fixed for that purpose by regulation or who holds a valid claim booklet issued pursuant to section 71 or 71.1;
(d)  family planning services determined by regulation and furnished by a physician.
The cost of services determined by regulation and required by dentistry and rendered by dentists are also assumed by the Board in accordance with this Act and the regulations on behalf of every beneficiary according to his age and according as to whether or not he holds a valid claim booklet issued pursuant to section 71.1.
The Board also assumes, in accordance with this Act and the regulations, the cost of the services determined by regulation that are required by pharmacy and furnished by pharmacists, and the cost of medications furnished by pharmacists on the prescription of a physician, a resident in medicine or a dentist, subject to sections 4, 4.1 and 4.2, on behalf of every beneficiary who
(a)  is 65 years of age or older, or
(b)  holds a valid claim booklet issued under section 70.
The Board also assumes, in accordance with this Act and the regulations, the cost of the services determined by regulation that are required by pharmacy and furnished by pharmacists, and the cost of medications furnished by pharmacists on the prescription of a physician, a resident in medicine or a dentist, subject to sections 4, 4.1 and 4.2 to every beneficiary who holds a valid claim booklet issued under section 71.
The Board also assumes, on behalf of every beneficiary whose age is that fixed for such purposes by regulation, the amount determined for services and for prostheses, orthopedic devices, locomotor or posture assists, medical supplies or other equipment compensating for a physical deficiency. The cases, circumstances and conditions in and on which the Board assumes the amount of those insured services, the cases, circumstances and conditions in and on which such services are furnished, the amount assumed by the Board as well as the physical deficiencies and insured services contemplated shall be determined by regulation.
The Board reimburses to an institution recognized for that purpose by the Minister the cost of purchase, fitting, replacement or repair of visual aids, determined by regulation, lent by the institution to a beneficiary who is a visually handicapped person whose age is that fixed for such purpose by regulation. The cases, circumstances and conditions in and on which the Board reimburses the cost of those insured services and the cases, circumstances and conditions in and on which such services are furnished shall be determined by regulation. The visual aids lent to a visually handicapped person are unassignable and unseizable.
The Board also assumes on behalf of every beneficiary who is a person with a hearing handicap whose age is that fixed for such purpose by regulation, the cost of purchase, fitting, replacement or repair of hearing aids determined by regulation. The cases, circumstances and conditions in and on which the Board assumes the cost of those insured services and the cases, circumstances and conditions in and on which such services are furnished shall be determined by regulation.
Not in force
The Board shall reimburse to an institution recognized for that purpose by the Minister the cost of purchase, fitting, replacement or repair of communication devices determined by regulation, lent by the institution to a beneficiary with a communication-related physical deficiency and whose age is that fixed for such purpose by regulation. The cases, circumstances and conditions in and on which the Board reimburses the cost of those insured services and the cases, circumstances and conditions in and on which they are furnished shall be determined by regulation. The communication devices lent to a beneficiary with a communication-related physical deficiency are untransferable and unseizable.
Not in force
The Board shall publish the list of institutions recognized by the Minister for the purposes of the sixth and eighth paragraphs and each update thereof in the Gazette officielle du Québec, which will come into force on the date they are published or on any date fixed therein.
However, such services, medications, prostheses and orthopedic devices, locomotor or posture assists, medical supplies or other equipment, visual or hearing aids or communication devices do not include those which a person may obtain and is entitled to under another statute of Québec, an Act of the Parliament of Canada other than the Canada Health Act (Revised Statutes of Canada, 1985, chapter C-6) or a statute of another province of Canada or another country.
However, the services contemplated in the first paragraph to which a person is entitled under the Act respecting health services and social services (chapter S-4.2), the Act respecting health services and social services for Cree Native persons (chapter S-5) and the Hospital Insurance Act (chapter A-28) or which are rendered pursuant to the Act respecting occupational health and safety (chapter S-2.1) remain insured services under this Act.
The Board also assumes the cost of the services rendered by a professional in the field of health pursuant to the Workmen’s Compensation Act (chapter A-3) or to the Act respecting industrial accidents and occupational diseases (chapter A-3.001), including those rendered by a member of the Bureau d’évaluation médicale or a member of an occupational lung diseases committee or a special committee acting under Chapter VI of the latter Act, except the services rendered by a professional in the field of health at the employer’s request.
The Board also assumes, in accordance with the provisions of the Act and the regulations, the cost of services rendered by a health professional in the discharge of activities or administrative tasks determined by a regulation made under section 69.
The Board also assumes the cost of services and goods provided under the programs it administers by virtue of the first paragraph of section 2 of the Act respecting the Régie de l’assurance-maladie du Québec (chapter R-5) according to the conditions and methods provided for under those programs.
Any service furnished by a physician who is in a period of training to obtain his first specialist’s certificate is not an insured service unless it is furnished in a centre operated by an institution other than that where he is in a period of training or for the Corporation d’urgences-santé de la région de Montréal Métropolitain. Where he furnishes a service that is not an insured service within the meaning of this section to a person residing in Québec, he must inform that person, in the cases and form prescribed, that the service is not an insured service.
1970, c. 37, s. 3; 1970, c. 38, s. 2; 1971, c. 47, s. 2; 1971, c. 48, s. 160, s. 161; 1973, c. 30, s. 2; 1973, c. 49, s. 45; 1973, c. 52, s. 31; 1974, c. 40, s. 2; 1975, c. 60, s. 1; 1977, c. 44, s. 2; 1979, c. 1, s. 2; 1979, c. 63, s. 273; 1981, c. 22, s. 1; 1985, c. 6, s. 488; 1986, c. 79, s. 2; 1989, c. 50, s. 2; 1991, c. 42, s. 558; 1992, c. 19, s. 1; 1992, c. 21, s. 101; 1985, c. 23, s. 1; 1992, c. 21, s. 101, s. 375; 1992, c. 11, s. 77; 1994, c. 8, s. 2; 1994, c. 23, s. 23.
3. The cost of the following services rendered by a professional in the field of health are assumed by the Board on behalf of every beneficiary, in accordance with this Act and the regulations:
(a)  all services rendered by physicians that are medically required;
(b)  the services of oral surgery determined by regulation and required by dentistry and rendered by a dentist in a centre operated by a university establishment or in a facility maintained by an institution operating a hospital centre, provided, however, that if rendered in Québec they are rendered in a centre operated by a university establishment determined by regulation or in a facility maintained by an institution operating a hospital centre by a dentist authorized to practise in that centre;
(c)  the services determined by regulation and required by optometry and rendered by optometrists in the practice of optometry within the meaning of the Optometry Act (chapter O-7); however, the cost of such services shall be assumed by the Board only on behalf of a beneficiary whose age is that fixed for that purpose by regulation or who holds a valid claim booklet issued pursuant to section 71 or 71.1;
(d)  family planning services determined by regulation and furnished by a physician.
The cost of services determined by regulation and required by dentistry and rendered by dentists are also assumed by the Board in accordance with this Act and the regulations on behalf of every beneficiary according to his age and according as to whether or not he holds a valid claim booklet issued pursuant to section 71.1.
The Board also assumes, in accordance with this Act and the regulations, the cost of the services determined by regulation that are required by pharmacy and furnished by pharmacists, and the cost of medications furnished by pharmacists on the prescription of a physician, a resident in medicine or a dentist, subject to sections 4, 4.1 and 4.2, on behalf of every beneficiary who
(a)  is 65 years of age or older, or
(b)  holds a valid claim booklet issued under section 70.
The Board also assumes, in accordance with this Act and the regulations, the cost of the services determined by regulation that are required by pharmacy and furnished by pharmacists, and the cost of medications furnished by pharmacists on the prescription of a physician, a resident in medicine or a dentist, subject to sections 4, 4.1 and 4.2 to every beneficiary who holds a valid claim booklet issued under section 71.
The Board also assumes, on behalf of every beneficiary whose age is that fixed for such purposes by regulation, the amount determined for services and for prostheses, orthopedic devices, locomotor or posture assists, medical supplies or other equipment compensating for a physical deficiency. The cases, circumstances and conditions in and on which the Board assumes the amount of those insured services, the cases, circumstances and conditions in and on which such services are furnished, the amount assumed by the Board as well as the physical deficiencies and insured services contemplated shall be determined by regulation.
The Board reimburses to an institution recognized for that purpose by the Minister the cost of purchase, fitting, replacement or repair of visual aids, determined by regulation, lent by the institution to a beneficiary who is a visually handicapped person whose age is that fixed for such purpose by regulation. The cases, circumstances and conditions in and on which the Board reimburses the cost of those insured services and the cases, circumstances and conditions in and on which such services are furnished shall be determined by regulation. The visual aids lent to a visually handicapped person are unassignable and unseizable.
The Board also assumes on behalf of every beneficiary who is a person with a hearing handicap whose age is that fixed for such purpose by regulation, the cost of purchase, fitting, replacement or repair of hearing aids determined by regulation. The cases, circumstances and conditions in and on which the Board assumes the cost of those insured services and the cases, circumstances and conditions in and on which such services are furnished shall be determined by regulation.
Not in force
The Board shall reimburse to an institution recognized for that purpose by the Minister the cost of purchase, fitting, replacement or repair of communication devices determined by regulation, lent by the institution to a beneficiary with a communication-related physical deficiency and whose age is that fixed for such purpose by regulation. The cases, circumstances and conditions in and on which the Board reimburses the cost of those insured services and the cases, circumstances and conditions in and on which they are furnished shall be determined by regulation. The communication devices lent to a beneficiary with a communication-related physical deficiency are untransferable and unseizable.
Not in force
The Board shall publish the list of institutions recognized by the Minister for the purposes of the sixth and eighth paragraphs and each update thereof in the Gazette officielle du Québec, which will come into force on the date they are published or on any date fixed therein.
However, such services, medications, prostheses and orthopedic devices, locomotor or posture assists, medical supplies or other equipment, visual or hearing aids or communication devices do not include those which a person may obtain and is entitled to under another statute of Québec, an Act of the Parliament of Canada other than the Canada Health Act (Revised Statutes of Canada, 1985, chapter C-6) or a statute of another province of Canada or another country.
However, the services contemplated in the first paragraph to which a person is entitled under the Act respecting health services and social services (chapter S-4.2), the Act respecting health services and social services for Cree and Inuit Native persons (chapter S-5) and the Hospital Insurance Act (chapter A-28) or which are rendered pursuant to the Act respecting occupational health and safety (chapter S-2.1) remain insured services under this Act.
The Board also assumes the cost of the services rendered by a professional in the field of health pursuant to the Workmen’s Compensation Act (chapter A-3) or to the Act respecting industrial accidents and occupational diseases (chapter A-3.001), including those rendered by a member of the Bureau d’évaluation médicale or a member of an occupational lung diseases committee or a special committee acting under Chapter VI of the latter Act, except the services rendered by a professional in the field of health at the employer’s request.
The Board also assumes, in accordance with the provisions of the Act and the regulations, the cost of services rendered by a health professional in the discharge of activities or administrative tasks determined by a regulation made under section 69.
The Board also assumes the cost of services and goods provided under the programs it administers by virtue of the first paragraph of section 2 of the Act respecting the Régie de l’assurance-maladie du Québec (chapter R-5) according to the conditions and methods provided for under those programs.
Any service furnished by a physician who is in a period of training to obtain his first specialist’s certificate is not an insured service unless it is furnished in a centre operated by an institution other than that where he is in a period of training or for the Corporation d’urgences-santé de la région de Montréal Métropolitain. Where he furnishes a service that is not an insured service within the meaning of this section to a person residing in Québec, he must inform that person, in the cases and form prescribed, that the service is not an insured service.
1970, c. 37, s. 3; 1970, c. 38, s. 2; 1971, c. 47, s. 2; 1971, c. 48, s. 160, s. 161; 1973, c. 30, s. 2; 1973, c. 49, s. 45; 1973, c. 52, s. 31; 1974, c. 40, s. 2; 1975, c. 60, s. 1; 1977, c. 44, s. 2; 1979, c. 1, s. 2; 1979, c. 63, s. 273; 1981, c. 22, s. 1; 1985, c. 6, s. 488; 1986, c. 79, s. 2; 1989, c. 50, s. 2; 1991, c. 42, s. 558; 1992, c. 19, s. 1; 1992, c. 21, s. 101; 1985, c. 23, s. 1; 1992, c. 21, s. 101, s. 375; 1992, c. 11, s. 77; 1994, c. 8, s. 2.
3. The cost of the following services rendered by a professional in the field of health are assumed by the Board on behalf of every beneficiary, in accordance with this Act and the regulations:
(a)  all services rendered by physicians that are medically required;
(b)  the services of oral surgery determined by regulation and required by dentistry and rendered by a dentist in a centre operated by a university establishment or in a facility maintained by an institution operating a hospital centre, provided, however, that if rendered in Québec they are rendered in a centre operated by a university establishment determined by regulation or in a facility maintained by an institution operating a hospital centre by a dentist authorized to practise in that centre;
(c)  the services determined by regulation and required by optometry and rendered by optometrists in the practice of optometry within the meaning of the Optometry Act (chapter O-7); however, the cost of such services shall be assumed by the Board only on behalf of a beneficiary whose age is that fixed for that purpose by regulation or who holds a valid claim booklet issued pursuant to section 71.1;
(d)  family planning services determined by regulation and furnished by a physician.
The cost of services determined by regulation and required by dentistry and rendered by dentists are also assumed by the Board in accordance with this Act and the regulations on behalf of every beneficiary according to his age and according as to whether or not he holds a valid claim booklet issued pursuant to section 71.1.
The Board also assumes, in accordance with this Act and the regulations, the cost of the services determined by regulation that are required by pharmacy and furnished by pharmacists, and the cost of medications furnished by pharmacists on the prescription of a physician, a resident in medicine or a dentist, subject to sections 4, 4.1 and 4.2, on behalf of every beneficiary who
(a)  is 65 years of age or older, or
(b)  holds a valid claim booklet issued under section 70.
The Board also assumes, in accordance with this Act and the regulations, the cost of the services determined by regulation that are required by pharmacy and furnished by pharmacists, and the cost of medications furnished by pharmacists on the prescription of a physician, a resident in medicine or a dentist, subject to sections 4, 4.1 and 4.2 to every beneficiary who holds a valid claim booklet issued under section 71.
The Board also assumes, on behalf of every beneficiary, the amount fixed by regulation for the purchase, fitting, replacement or repair of prostheses and orthopedic devices, apparatus, wheel chairs or other equipment determined by regulation, which compensate for a physical deficiency or deformity and are furnished on the prescribed terms and conditions.
The Board reimburses to an institution recognized for that purpose by the Minister the cost of purchase, fitting, replacement or repair of visual aids, determined by regulation, lent by the institution to a beneficiary who is a visually handicapped person whose age is that fixed for such purpose by regulation in accordance with the prescribed terms and conditions. The visual aids lent to a visually handicapped person are unassignable and unseizable.
The Board also assumes on behalf of every beneficiary who is a person with a hearing handicap whose age is that fixed for such purpose by regulation, the cost of purchase, fitting, replacement or repair of hearing aids determined by regulation in accordance with the prescribed terms and conditions.
However, such services, medications, prostheses and orthopedic devices, apparatus, wheel chairs or other equipment, visual aids or hearing aids do not include those which a person may obtain and is entitled to under another statute of Québec, an Act of the Parliament of Canada other than the Canada Health Act (Revised Statutes of Canada, 1985, chapter C-6) or a statute of another province of Canada or another country.
However, the services contemplated in the first paragraph to which a person is entitled under the Act respecting health services and social services (chapter S-4.2), the Act respecting health services and social services for Cree and Inuit Native persons (chapter S-5) and the Hospital Insurance Act (chapter A-28) or which are rendered pursuant to the Act respecting occupational health and safety (chapter S-2.1) remain insured services under this Act.
The Board also assumes the cost of the services rendered by a professional in the field of health pursuant to the Workmen’s Compensation Act (chapter A-3) or to the Act respecting industrial accidents and occupational diseases (chapter A-3.001), including those rendered by a member of the Bureau d’évaluation médicale or a member of an occupational lung diseases committee or a special committee acting under Chapter VI of the latter Act, except the services rendered by a professional in the field of health at the employer’s request.
The Board also assumes, in accordance with the provisions of the Act and the regulations, the cost of services rendered by a health professional in the discharge of activities or administrative tasks determined by a regulation made under section 69.
The Board also assumes the cost of services and goods provided under the programs it administers by virtue of the first paragraph of section 2 of the Act respecting the Régie de l’assurance-maladie du Québec (chapter R-5) according to the conditions and methods provided for under those programs.
Any service furnished by a physician who is in a period of training to obtain his first specialist’s certificate is not an insured service unless it is furnished in a centre operated by an institution other than that where he is in a period of training or for the Corporation d’urgences-santé de la région de Montréal Métropolitain. Where he furnishes a service that is not an insured service within the meaning of this section to a person residing in Québec, he must inform that person, in the cases and form prescribed, that the service is not an insured service.
1970, c. 37, s. 3; 1970, c. 38, s. 2; 1971, c. 47, s. 2; 1971, c. 48, s. 160, s. 161; 1973, c. 30, s. 2; 1973, c. 49, s. 45; 1973, c. 52, s. 31; 1974, c. 40, s. 2; 1975, c. 60, s. 1; 1977, c. 44, s. 2; 1979, c. 1, s. 2; 1979, c. 63, s. 273; 1981, c. 22, s. 1; 1985, c. 6, s. 488; 1986, c. 79, s. 2; 1989, c. 50, s. 2; 1991, c. 42, s. 558; 1992, c. 19, s. 1; 1992, c. 21, s. 101; 1985, c. 23, s. 1; 1992, c. 21, s. 101, s. 375; 1992, c. 11, s. 77.
3. The cost of the following services rendered by a professional in the field of health are assumed by the Board on behalf of every beneficiary, in accordance with this Act and the regulations:
(a)  all services rendered by physicians that are medically required;
(b)  the services of oral surgery determined by regulation and required by dentistry and rendered by a dentist in a centre operated by a university establishment or in a facility maintained by an institution operating a hospital centre, provided, however, that if rendered in Québec they are rendered in a centre operated by a university establishment determined by regulation or in a facility maintained by an institution operating a hospital centre by a dentist authorized to practise in that centre;
(c)  the services determined by regulation and required by optometry and rendered by optometrists in the practice of optometry within the meaning of the Optometry Act (chapter O-7); however, the cost of such services shall be assumed by the Board only on behalf of a beneficiary whose age is that fixed for that purpose by regulation or who holds a valid claim booklet issued pursuant to section 71.1;
(d)  family planning services determined by regulation and furnished by a physician.
The cost of services determined by regulation and required by dentistry and rendered by dentists are also assumed by the Board in accordance with this Act and the regulations on behalf of every beneficiary according to his age and according as to whether or not he holds a valid claim booklet issued pursuant to section 71.1.
The Board also assumes, in accordance with this Act and the regulations, the cost of the services determined by regulation that are required by pharmacy and furnished by pharmacists, and the cost of medications furnished by pharmacists on the prescription of a physician, a resident in medicine or a dentist, subject to sections 4, 4.1 and 4.2, on behalf of every beneficiary who
(a)  is 65 years of age or older, or
(b)  holds a valid claim booklet issued under section 70.
The Board also assumes, in accordance with this Act and the regulations, the cost of the services determined by regulation that are required by pharmacy and furnished by pharmacists, and the cost of medications furnished by pharmacists on the prescription of a physician, a resident in medicine or a dentist, subject to sections 4, 4.1 and 4.2 to every beneficiary who holds a valid claim booklet issued under section 71.
The Board also assumes, on behalf of every beneficiary, the amount fixed by regulation for the purchase, fitting, replacement or repair of prostheses and orthopedic devices, apparatus, wheel chairs or other equipment determined by regulation, which compensate for a physical deficiency or deformity and are furnished on the prescribed terms and conditions.
The Board reimburses to an institution recognized for that purpose by the Minister the cost of purchase, fitting, replacement or repair of visual aids, determined by regulation, lent by the institution to a beneficiary who is a visually handicapped person whose age is that fixed for such purpose by regulation in accordance with the prescribed terms and conditions. The visual aids lent to a visually handicapped person are unassignable and unseizable.
The Board also assumes on behalf of every beneficiary who is a person with a hearing handicap whose age is that fixed for such purpose by regulation, the cost of purchase, fitting, replacement or repair of hearing aids determined by regulation in accordance with the prescribed terms and conditions.
However, such services, medications, prostheses and orthopedic devices, apparatus, wheel chairs or other equipment, visual aids or hearing aids do not include those which a person may obtain and is entitled to under another statute of Québec, an Act of the Parliament of Canada other than the Canada Health Act (Revised Statutes of Canada, 1985, chapter C-6) or a statute of another province of Canada or another country.
However, the services contemplated in the first paragraph to which a person is entitled under the Act respecting health services and social services (chapter S-4.2), the Act respecting health services and social services for Cree and Inuit Native persons (chapter S-5) and the Hospital Insurance Act (chapter A-28) or which are rendered pursuant to the Act respecting occupational health and safety (chapter S-2.1) remain insured services under this Act.
The Board also assumes the cost of the services rendered by a professional in the field of health pursuant to the Workmen’s Compensation Act (chapter A-3) or to the Act respecting industrial accidents and occupational diseases (chapter A-3.001), including those rendered by a referee or a member of an occupational lung diseases committee or a special committee acting under Chapter VI of the latter Act, except the services rendered by a professional in the field of health at the employer’s request.
The Board also assumes, in accordance with the provisions of the Act and the regulations, the cost of services rendered by a health professional in the discharge of activities or administrative tasks determined by a regulation made under section 69.
The Board also assumes the cost of services and goods provided under the programs it administers by virtue of the first paragraph of section 2 of the Act respecting the Régie de l’assurance-maladie du Québec (chapter R-5) according to the conditions and methods provided for under those programs.
Any service furnished by a physician who is in a period of training to obtain his first specialist’s certificate is not an insured service unless it is furnished in a centre operated by an institution other than that where he is in a period of training or for the Corporation d’urgences-santé de la région de Montréal Métropolitain. Where he furnishes a service that is not an insured service within the meaning of this section to a person residing in Québec, he must inform that person, in the cases and form prescribed, that the service is not an insured service.
1970, c. 37, s. 3; 1970, c. 38, s. 2; 1971, c. 47, s. 2; 1971, c. 48, s. 160, s. 161; 1973, c. 30, s. 2; 1973, c. 49, s. 45; 1973, c. 52, s. 31; 1974, c. 40, s. 2; 1975, c. 60, s. 1; 1977, c. 44, s. 2; 1979, c. 1, s. 2; 1979, c. 63, s. 273; 1981, c. 22, s. 1; 1985, c. 6, s. 488; 1986, c. 79, s. 2; 1989, c. 50, s. 2; 1991, c. 42, s. 558; 1992, c. 19, s. 1; 1992, c. 21, s. 101; 1985, c. 23, s. 1; 1992, c. 21, s. 101, s. 375.
3. The cost of the following services rendered by a professional in the field of health are assumed by the Board on behalf of every beneficiary, in accordance with this Act and the regulations:
(a)  all services rendered by physicians that are medically required;
(b)  the services of oral surgery determined by regulation and required by dentistry and rendered by a dentist in a university establishment or in a hospital centre, provided, however, that if rendered in Québec they are rendered in a university establishment determined by regulation or in a hospital centre by a dentist authorized to render such services in that centre;
(c)  the services determined by regulation and required by optometry and rendered by optometrists in the practice of optometry within the meaning of the Optometry Act (chapter O-7); however, the cost of such services shall be assumed by the Board only on behalf of a beneficiary whose age is that fixed for that purpose by regulation or who holds a valid claim booklet issued pursuant to section 71.1;
(d)  family planning services determined by regulation and furnished by a physician.
The cost of services determined by regulation and required by dentistry and rendered by dentists are also assumed by the Board in accordance with this Act and the regulations on behalf of every beneficiary according to his age and according as to whether or not he holds a valid claim booklet issued pursuant to section 71.1.
The Board also assumes, in accordance with this Act and the regulations, the cost of the services determined by regulation that are required by pharmacy and furnished by pharmacists, and the cost of medications furnished by pharmacists on the prescription of a physician, a resident in medicine or a dentist, subject to sections 4, 4.1 and 4.2, on behalf of every beneficiary who
(a)  is 65 years of age or older, or
(b)  holds a valid claim booklet issued under section 70.
The Board also assumes, in accordance with this Act and the regulations, the cost of the services determined by regulation that are required by pharmacy and furnished by pharmacists, and the cost of medications furnished by pharmacists on the prescription of a physician, a resident in medicine or a dentist, subject to sections 4, 4.1 and 4.2 to every beneficiary who holds a valid claim booklet issued under section 71.
The Board also assumes, on behalf of every beneficiary, the amount fixed by regulation for the purchase, fitting, replacement or repair of prostheses and orthopedic devices, apparatus, wheel chairs or other equipment determined by regulation, which compensate for a physical deficiency or deformity and are furnished on the prescribed terms and conditions.
The Board reimburses to an establishment recognized for that purpose by the Minister the cost of purchase, fitting, replacement or repair of visual aids, determined by regulation, lent by the establishment to a beneficiary who is a visually handicapped person whose age is that fixed for such purpose by regulation in accordance with the prescribed terms and conditions. The visual aids lent to a visually handicapped person are unassignable and unseizable.
The Board also assumes on behalf of every beneficiary who is a person with a hearing handicap whose age is that fixed for such purpose by regulation, the cost of purchase, fitting, replacement or repair of hearing aids determined by regulation in accordance with the prescribed terms and conditions.
However, such services, medications, prostheses and orthopedic devices, apparatus, wheel chairs or other equipment, visual aids or hearing aids do not include those which a person may obtain and is entitled to under another statute of Québec, an Act of the Parliament of Canada other than the Canada Health Act (Revised Statutes of Canada, 1985, chapter C-6) or a statute of another province of Canada or another country.
However, the services contemplated in the first paragraph to which a person is entitled under the Act respecting health services and social services (chapter S-5) and the Hospital Insurance Act (chapter A-28) or which are rendered pursuant to the Act respecting occupational health and safety (chapter S-2.1) remain insured services under this Act.
The Board also assumes the cost of the services rendered by a professional in the field of health pursuant to the Workmen’s Compensation Act (chapter A-3) or to the Act respecting industrial accidents and occupational diseases (chapter A-3.001), including those rendered by a referee or a member of an occupational lung diseases committee or a special committee acting under Chapter VI of the latter Act, except the services rendered by a professional in the field of health at the employer’s request.
The Board also assumes, in accordance with the provisions of the Act and the regulations, the cost of services rendered by a health professional in the discharge of activities or administrative tasks determined by a regulation made under section 69.
The Board also assumes the cost of services and goods provided under the programs it administers by virtue of the first paragraph of section 2 of the Act respecting the Régie de l’assurance-maladie du Québec (chapter R-5) according to the conditions and methods provided for under those programs.
Any service furnished by a physician who is in a period of training to obtain his first specialist’s certificate is not an insured service unless it is furnished in an establishment other than that where he is in a period of training or for the Corporation d’urgences-santé de la région de Montréal Métropolitain. Where he furnishes a service that is not an insured service within the meaning of this section to a person residing in Québec, he must inform that person, in the cases and form prescribed, that the service is not an insured service.
1970, c. 37, s. 3; 1970, c. 38, s. 2; 1971, c. 47, s. 2; 1971, c. 48, s. 160, s. 161; 1973, c. 30, s. 2; 1973, c. 49, s. 45; 1973, c. 52, s. 31; 1974, c. 40, s. 2; 1975, c. 60, s. 1; 1977, c. 44, s. 2; 1979, c. 1, s. 2; 1979, c. 63, s. 273; 1981, c. 22, s. 1; 1985, c. 6, s. 488; 1986, c. 79, s. 2; 1989, c. 50, s. 2; 1991, c. 42, s. 558; 1992, c. 19, s. 1; 1992, c. 21, s. 101; 1985, c. 23, s. 1.
3. The cost of the following services rendered by a professional in the field of health are assumed by the Board on behalf of every beneficiary, in accordance with this Act and the regulations:
(a)  all services rendered by physicians that are medically required;
(b)  the services of oral surgery determined by regulation and required by dentistry and rendered by a dentist in a university establishment or in a hospital centre, provided, however, that if rendered in Québec they are rendered in a university establishment determined by regulation or in a hospital centre by a dentist authorized to render such services in that centre;
(c)  the services determined by regulation and required by optometry and rendered by optometrists in the practice of optometry within the meaning of the Optometry Act (chapter O-7); however, the cost of such services shall be assumed by the Board only on behalf of a beneficiary whose age is that fixed for that purpose by regulation or who holds a valid claim booklet issued pursuant to section 71.1;
(d)  family planning services determined by regulation and furnished by a physician.
The cost of services determined by regulation and required by dentistry and rendered by dentists are also assumed by the Board in accordance with this Act and the regulations on behalf of every beneficiary according to his age and according as to whether or not he holds a valid claim booklet issued pursuant to section 71.1.
The Board also assumes, in accordance with this Act and the regulations, the cost of the services determined by regulation that are required by pharmacy and furnished by pharmacists, and the cost of medications furnished by pharmacists on the prescription of a physician, a resident in medicine or a dentist, subject to section 4, on behalf of every beneficiary who
(a)  is 65 years of age or older, or
(b)  holds a valid claim booklet issued under section 70.
The Board also assumes, in accordance with this Act and the regulations, the cost of the services determined by regulation that are required by pharmacy and furnished by pharmacists, and the cost of medications furnished by pharmacists on the prescription of a physician, a resident in medicine or a dentist, subject to section 4, to every beneficiary who holds a valid claim booklet issued under section 71.
The Board also assumes, on behalf of every beneficiary, the amount fixed by regulation for the purchase, fitting, replacement or repair of prostheses and orthopedic devices, apparatus, wheel chairs or other equipment determined by regulation, which compensate for a physical deficiency or deformity and are furnished on the prescribed terms and conditions.
The Board reimburses to an establishment recognized for that purpose by the Minister the cost of purchase, fitting, replacement or repair of visual aids, determined by regulation, lent by the establishment to a beneficiary who is a visually handicapped person whose age is that fixed for such purpose by regulation in accordance with the prescribed terms and conditions. The visual aids lent to a visually handicapped person are unassignable and unseizable.
The Board also assumes on behalf of every beneficiary who is a person with a hearing handicap whose age is that fixed for such purpose by regulation, the cost of purchase, fitting, replacement or repair of hearing aids determined by regulation in accordance with the prescribed terms and conditions.
However, such services, medications, prostheses and orthopedic devices, apparatus, wheel chairs or other equipment, visual aids or hearing aids do not include those which a person may obtain and is entitled to under another statute of Québec, an Act of the Parliament of Canada other than the Canada Health Act (Revised Statutes of Canada, 1985, chapter C-6) or a statute of another province of Canada or another country.
However, the services contemplated in the first paragraph to which a person is entitled under the Act respecting health services and social services (chapter S-5) and the Hospital Insurance Act (chapter A-28) or which are rendered pursuant to the Act respecting occupational health and safety (chapter S-2.1) remain insured services under this Act.
The Board also assumes the cost of the services rendered by a professional in the field of health pursuant to the Workmen’s Compensation Act (chapter A-3) or to the Act respecting industrial accidents and occupational diseases (chapter A-3.001), including those rendered by a referee or a member of an occupational lung diseases committee or a special committee acting under Chapter VI of the latter Act, except the services rendered by a professional in the field of health at the employer’s request.
The Board also assumes, in accordance with the provisions of the Act and the regulations, the cost of services rendered by a health professional in the discharge of activities or administrative tasks determined by a regulation made under section 69.
The Board also assumes the cost of services and goods provided under the programs it administers by virtue of the first paragraph of section 2 of the Act respecting the Régie de l’assurance-maladie du Québec (chapter R-5) according to the conditions and methods provided for under those programs.
Any service furnished by a physician who is in a period of training to obtain his first specialist’s certificate is not an insured service unless it is furnished in an establishment other than that where he is in a period of training or for the Corporation d’urgences-santé de la région de Montréal Métropolitain. Where he furnishes a service that is not an insured service within the meaning of this section to a person residing in Québec, he must inform that person, in the cases and form prescribed, that the service is not an insured service.
1970, c. 37, s. 3; 1970, c. 38, s. 2; 1971, c. 47, s. 2; 1971, c. 48, s. 160, s. 161; 1973, c. 30, s. 2; 1973, c. 49, s. 45; 1973, c. 52, s. 31; 1974, c. 40, s. 2; 1975, c. 60, s. 1; 1977, c. 44, s. 2; 1979, c. 1, s. 2; 1979, c. 63, s. 273; 1981, c. 22, s. 1; 1985, c. 6, s. 488; 1986, c. 79, s. 2; 1989, c. 50, s. 2; 1991, c. 42, s. 558; 1992, c. 19, s. 1; 1992, c. 21, s. 101.
3. The cost of the following services rendered by a professional in the field of health are assumed by the Board on behalf of every beneficiary, in accordance with this Act and the regulations:
(a)  all services rendered by physicians that are medically required;
(b)  the services of oral surgery determined by regulation and required by dentistry and rendered by a dentist in a university establishment or in a hospital centre, provided, however, that if rendered in Québec they are rendered in a university establishment determined by regulation or in a hospital centre by a dentist authorized to render such services in that centre;
(c)  the services determined by regulation and required by optometry and rendered by optometrists in the practice of optometry within the meaning of the Optometry Act (chapter O-7);
(d)  family planning services determined by regulation and furnished by a physician.
The cost of services determined by regulation and required by dentistry and rendered by dentists are also assumed by the Board in accordance with this Act and the regulations on behalf of every beneficiary
(a)  whose age is that fixed by regulation, or,
(b)  in the case of a beneficiary not contemplated in subparagraph a, who holds a valid claim booklet issued pursuant to section 71.1.
The Board also assumes, in accordance with this Act and the regulations, the cost of the services determined by regulation that are required by pharmacy and furnished by pharmacists, and the cost of medications furnished by pharmacists on the prescription of a physician, a resident in medicine or a dentist, subject to section 4, on behalf of every beneficiary who
(a)  is 65 years of age or older, or
(b)  holds a valid claim booklet issued under section 70.
The Board also assumes, in accordance with this Act and the regulations, the cost of the services determined by regulation that are required by pharmacy and furnished by pharmacists, and the cost of medications furnished by pharmacists on the prescription of a physician, a resident in medicine or a dentist, subject to section 4, to every beneficiary who holds a valid claim booklet issued under section 71.
The Board also assumes, on behalf of every beneficiary, the amount fixed by regulation for the purchase, fitting, replacement or repair of prostheses and orthopedic devices, apparatus, wheel chairs or other equipment determined by regulation, which compensate for a physical deficiency or deformity and are furnished on the prescribed terms and conditions.
The Board reimburses to an establishment recognized for that purpose by the Minister the cost of purchase, fitting, replacement or repair of visual aids, determined by regulation, lent by the establishment to a beneficiary who is a visually handicapped person whose age is that fixed for such purpose by regulation in accordance with the prescribed terms and conditions. The visual aids lent to a visually handicapped person are unassignable and unseizable.
The Board also assumes on behalf of every beneficiary who is a person with a hearing handicap whose age is that fixed for such purpose by regulation, the cost of purchase, fitting, replacement or repair of hearing aids determined by regulation in accordance with the prescribed terms and conditions.
However, such services, medications, prostheses and orthopedic devices, apparatus, wheel chairs or other equipment, visual aids or hearing aids do not include those which a person may obtain and is entitled to under another statute of Québec, an Act of the Parliament of Canada other than the Canada Health Act (Revised Statutes of Canada, 1985, chapter C-6) or a statute of another province of Canada or another country.
However, the services contemplated in the first paragraph to which a person is entitled under the Act respecting health services and social services (chapter S-5) and the Hospital Insurance Act (chapter A-28) or which are rendered pursuant to the Act respecting occupational health and safety (chapter S-2.1) remain insured services under this Act.
The Board also assumes the cost of the services rendered by a professional in the field of health pursuant to the Workmen’s Compensation Act (chapter A-3) or to the Act respecting industrial accidents and occupational diseases (chapter A-3.001), including those rendered by a referee or a member of an occupational lung diseases committee or a special committee acting under Chapter VI of the latter Act, except the services rendered by a professional in the field of health at the employer’s request.
The Board also assumes the cost of services and goods provided under the programs it administers by virtue of the first paragraph of section 2 of the Act respecting the Régie de l’assurance-maladie du Québec (chapter R-5) according to the conditions and methods provided for under those programs.
Any service furnished by a physician who is in a period of training to obtain his first specialist’s certificate is not an insured service unless it is furnished in an establishment other than that where he is in a period of training or for the Corporation d’urgences-santé de la région de Montréal Métropolitain. Where he furnishes a service that is not an insured service within the meaning of this section to a person residing in Québec, he must inform that person, in the cases and form prescribed, that the service is not an insured service.
1970, c. 37, s. 3; 1970, c. 38, s. 2; 1971, c. 47, s. 2; 1971, c. 48, s. 160, s. 161; 1973, c. 30, s. 2; 1973, c. 49, s. 45; 1973, c. 52, s. 31; 1974, c. 40, s. 2; 1975, c. 60, s. 1; 1977, c. 44, s. 2; 1979, c. 1, s. 2; 1979, c. 63, s. 273; 1981, c. 22, s. 1; 1985, c. 6, s. 488; 1986, c. 79, s. 2; 1989, c. 50, s. 2; 1991, c. 42, s. 558.
3. The cost of the following services rendered by a professional in the field of health are assumed by the Board on behalf of every beneficiary, in accordance with this Act and the regulations:
(a)  all services rendered by physicians that are medically required;
(b)  the services of oral surgery determined by regulation and required by dentistry and rendered by a dentist in a university establishment or in a hospital centre, provided, however, that if rendered in Québec they are rendered in a university establishment determined by regulation or in a hospital centre by a dentist authorized to render such services in that centre;
(c)  the services determined by regulation and required by optometry and rendered by optometrists in the practice of optometry within the meaning of the Optometry Act (chapter O-7);
(d)  family planning services determined by regulation and furnished by a physician.
The cost of services determined by regulation and required by dentistry and rendered by dentists are also assumed by the Board in accordance with this Act and the regulations on behalf of every beneficiary
(a)  whose age is that fixed by regulation, or,
(b)  in the case of a beneficiary not contemplated in subparagraph a, who holds a valid claim booklet issued pursuant to section 71.1.
The Board also assumes, in accordance with this Act and the regulations, the cost of the services determined by regulation that are required by pharmacy and furnished by pharmacists, and the cost of medications furnished by pharmacists on the prescription of a physician, a resident in medicine or a dentist, subject to section 4, on behalf of every beneficiary who
(a)  is 65 years of age or older, or
(b)  holds a valid claim booklet issued under section 70.
The Board also assumes, in accordance with this Act and the regulations, the cost of the services determined by regulation that are required by pharmacy and furnished by pharmacists, and the cost of medications furnished by pharmacists on the prescription of a physician, a resident in medicine or a dentist, subject to section 4, to every beneficiary who holds a valid claim booklet issued under section 71.
The Board also assumes, on behalf of every beneficiary, the amount fixed by regulation for the purchase, fitting, replacement or repair of prostheses and orthopedic devices, apparatus, wheel chairs or other equipment determined by regulation, which compensate for a physical deficiency or deformity and are furnished on the prescribed terms and conditions.
The Board reimburses to an establishment recognized for that purpose by the Minister the cost of purchase, fitting, replacement or repair of visual aids, determined by regulation, lent by the establishment to a beneficiary who is a visually handicapped person whose age is that fixed for such purpose by regulation in accordance with the prescribed terms and conditions. The visual aids lent to a visually handicapped person are unassignable and unseizable.
The Board also assumes on behalf of every beneficiary who is a person with a hearing handicap whose age is that fixed for such purpose by regulation, the cost of purchase, fitting, replacement or repair of hearing aids determined by regulation in accordance with the prescribed terms and conditions.
However, such services, medications, prostheses and orthopedic devices, apparatus, wheel chairs or other equipment, visual aids or hearing aids do not include those which a person may obtain and is entitled to under another statute of Québec, an Act of the Parliament of Canada other than the Canada Health Act (Revised Statutes of Canada, 1985, chapter C-6) or a statute of another province of Canada or another country.
However, the services contemplated in the first paragraph to which a person is entitled under the Act respecting health services and social services (chapter S-5) and the Hospital Insurance Act (chapter A-28) or which are rendered pursuant to the Act respecting occupational health and safety (chapter S-2.1) remain insured services under this Act.
The Board also assumes the cost of the services rendered by a professional in the field of health pursuant to the Workmen’s Compensation Act (chapter A-3) or to the Act respecting industrial accidents and occupational diseases (chapter A-3.001), including those rendered by a referee or a member of an occupational lung diseases committee or a special committee acting under Chapter VI of the latter Act, except the services rendered by a professional in the field of health at the employer’s request.
The Board also assumes, in accordance with the provisions of an agreement, the cost of the services required of a professional in the field of health by an establishment or a regional council within the meaning of the Act respecting health services and social services to carry out administrative tasks related to the organization and operation of the services provided in such establishment or for such regional council.
Any service furnished by a physician who is in a period of training to obtain his first specialist’s certificate is not an insured service unless it is furnished in an establishment other than that where he is in a period of training or for a regional council. Where he furnishes a service that is not an insured service within the meaning of this section to a person residing in Québec, he must inform that person, in the cases and form prescribed, that the service is not an insured service.
1970, c. 37, s. 3; 1970, c. 38, s. 2; 1971, c. 47, s. 2; 1971, c. 48, s. 160, s. 161; 1973, c. 30, s. 2; 1973, c. 49, s. 45; 1973, c. 52, s. 31; 1974, c. 40, s. 2; 1975, c. 60, s. 1; 1977, c. 44, s. 2; 1979, c. 1, s. 2; 1979, c. 63, s. 273; 1981, c. 22, s. 1; 1985, c. 6, s. 488; 1986, c. 79, s. 2; 1989, c. 50, s. 2.
3. The cost of the following services rendered by a professional in the field of health are assumed by the Board on behalf of every beneficiary, in accordance with this act and the regulations:
(a)  all services rendered by physicians that are medically required;
(b)  the services of oral surgery determined by regulation and required by dentistry and rendered by a dentist in a university establishment or in a hospital centre, provided, however, that if rendered in Québec they are rendered in a university establishment determined by regulation or in a hospital centre by a dentist authorized to render such services in that centre;
(c)  the services determined by regulation and required by optometry and rendered by optometrists in the practice of optometry within the meaning of the Optometry Act (chapter O-7);
(d)  family planning services determined by regulation and furnished by a physician.
The cost of services determined by regulation and required by dentistry and rendered by dentists are also assumed by the Board in accordance with this act and the regulations on behalf of every beneficiary
(a)  whose age is that fixed by regulation, or,
(b)  in the case of a beneficiary not contemplated in subparagraph a, who holds a valid claim booklet issued pursuant to section 71.1.
The Board also assumes, in accordance with this act and the regulations, the cost of the services determined by regulation that are required by pharmacy and furnished by pharmacists, and the cost of medications furnished by pharmacists on the prescription of a physician or a dentist, subject to section 4, on behalf of every beneficiary who
(a)  is sixty-five years of age or older, or
(b)  holds a valid claim booklet issued under section 70.
The Board also assumes, in accordance with this act and the regulations, the cost of the services determined by regulation that are required by pharmacy and furnished by pharmacists, and the cost of medications furnished by pharmacists on the prescription of a physician or a dentist, subject to section 4, to every beneficiary who holds a valid claim booklet issued under section 71.
The Board also assumes, on behalf of every beneficiary, the amount fixed by regulation for the purchase, fitting, replacement or repair of prostheses and orthopedic devices, apparatus or other equipment determined by regulation, which compensate for a physical deficiency or deformity and are furnished on the prescribed terms and conditions.
The Board reimburses to an establishment recognized for that purpose by the Minister the cost of purchase, fitting, replacement or repair of visual aids, determined by regulation, lent by the Board to a beneficiary who is a visually handicapped person whose age is that fixed for such purpose by regulation in accordance with the prescribed terms and conditions. The visual aids lent to a visually handicapped person are unassignable and unseizable.
The Board also assumes on behalf of every beneficiary who is a person with a hearing handicap whose age is that fixed for such purpose by regulation, the cost of purchase, fitting, replacement or repair of hearing aids determined by regulation in accordance with the prescribed terms and conditions.
However, such services, medications, prostheses and orthopedic devices, apparatus or other equipment, visual aids or hearing aids do not include those which a person may obtain and is entitled to under another statute of Québec, an Act of the Parliament of Canada other than the Medical Care Act or a statute of another province of Canada or another country.
However, the services contemplated in the first paragraph to which a person is entitled under the Act respecting health services and social services (chapter S-5) and the Hospital Insurance Act (chapter A-28) or which are rendered pursuant to the Act respecting occupational health and safety (chapter S-2.1) remain insured services under this Act.
The Board also assumes the cost of the services rendered by a professional in the field of health pursuant to the Workmen’s Compensation Act (chapter A-3) or to the Act respecting industrial accidents and occupational diseases (chapter A-3.001), including those rendered by a referee or a member of an occupational lung diseases committee or a special committee acting under Chapter VI of the latter Act, except the services rendered by a professional in the field of health at the employer’s request.
The Board also assumes, in accordance with the provisions of an agreement, the cost of the services required of a professional in the field of health by an establishment or a regional council within the meaning of the Act respecting health services and social services to carry out administrative tasks related to the organization and operation of the services provided in such establishment or for such regional council.
Any service furnished by a physician who is in a period of training to obtain his first specialist’s certificate is not an insured service unless it is furnished in an establishment other than that where he is in a period of training or for a regional council. Where he furnishes a service that is not an insured service within the meaning of this section to a person residing in Québec, he must inform that person, in the cases and form prescribed, that the service is not an insured service.
1970, c. 37, s. 3; 1970, c. 38, s. 2; 1971, c. 47, s. 2; 1971, c. 48, s. 160, s. 161; 1973, c. 30, s. 2; 1973, c. 49, s. 45; 1973, c. 52, s. 31; 1974, c. 40, s. 2; 1975, c. 60, s. 1; 1977, c. 44, s. 2; 1979, c. 1, s. 2; 1979, c. 63, s. 273; 1981, c. 22, s. 1; 1985, c. 6, s. 488; 1986, c. 79, s. 2.
3. The cost of the following services rendered by a professional in the field of health are assumed by the Board on behalf of every beneficiary, in accordance with this act and the regulations:
(a)  all services rendered by physicians that are medically required;
(b)  the services of oral surgery determined by regulation and required by dentistry and rendered by a dentist in a university establishment or in a hospital centre, provided, however, that if rendered in Québec they are rendered in a university establishment determined by regulation or in a hospital centre by a dentist authorized to render such services in that centre;
(c)  the services determined by regulation and required by optometry and rendered by optometrists in the practice of optometry within the meaning of the Optometry Act (chapter O-7).
The cost of services determined by regulation and required by dentistry and rendered by dentists are also assumed by the Board in accordance with this act and the regulations on behalf of every beneficiary
(a)  whose age is that fixed by regulation, or,
(b)  in the case of a beneficiary not contemplated in subparagraph a, who holds a valid claim booklet issued pursuant to section 71.1.
The Board also assumes, in accordance with this act and the regulations, the cost of the services determined by regulation that are required by pharmacy and furnished by pharmacists, and the cost of medications furnished by pharmacists on the prescription of a physician or a dentist, subject to section 4, on behalf of every beneficiary who
(a)  is sixty-five years of age or older, or
(b)  holds a valid claim booklet issued under section 70.
The Board also assumes, in accordance with this act and the regulations, the cost of the services determined by regulation that are required by pharmacy and furnished by pharmacists, and the cost of medications furnished by pharmacists on the prescription of a physician or a dentist, subject to section 4, to every beneficiary who holds a valid claim booklet issued under section 71.
The Board also assumes, on behalf of every beneficiary, the amount fixed by regulation for the purchase, fitting, replacement or repair of prostheses and orthopedic devices, apparatus or other equipment determined by regulation, which compensate for a physical deficiency or deformity and are furnished on the prescribed terms and conditions.
The Board reimburses to an establishment recognized for that purpose by the Minister the cost of purchase, fitting, replacement or repair of visual aids, determined by regulation, lent by the Board to a beneficiary who is a visually handicapped person whose age is that fixed for such purpose by regulation in accordance with the prescribed terms and conditions. The visual aids lent to a visually handicapped person are unassignable and unseizable.
The Board also assumes on behalf of every beneficiary who is a person with a hearing handicap whose age is that fixed for such purpose by regulation, the cost of purchase, fitting, replacement or repair of hearing aids determined by regulation in accordance with the prescribed terms and conditions.
However, such services, medications, prostheses and orthopedic devices, apparatus or other equipment, visual aids or hearing aids do not include those which a person may obtain and is entitled to under another statute of Québec, an act of the Parliament of Canada other than the Medical Care Act or a statute of another province of Canada or another country.
However, the services contemplated in the first paragraph to which a person is entitled under the Act respecting health services and social services (chapter S-5) and the Hospital Insurance Act (chapter A-28) or which are rendered pursuant to the Act respecting occupational health and safety (chapter S-2.1) remain insured services under this Act.
The Board also assumes the cost of the services rendered by a professional in the field of health pursuant to the Workmen’s Compensation Act (chapter A-3) or to the Act respecting industrial accidents and occupational diseases (chapter A-3.001), including those rendered by a referee or a member of an occupational lung diseases committee or a special committee acting under Chapter VI of the latter Act, except the services rendered by a professional in the field of health at the employer’s request.
The Board also assumes, in accordance with the provisions of an agreement, the cost of the services required of a professional in the field of health by an establishment or a regional council within the meaning of the Act respecting health services and social services to carry out administrative tasks related to the organization and operation of the services provided in such establishment or for such regional council.
Any service furnished by a physician who is in a period of training to obtain his first specialist’s certificate is not an insured service unless it is furnished in an establishment other than that where he is in a period of training or for a regional council. Where he furnishes a service that is not an insured service within the meaning of this section to a person residing in Québec, he must inform that person, in the cases and form prescribed, that the service is not an insured service.
1970, c. 37, s. 3; 1970, c. 38, s. 2; 1971, c. 47, s. 2; 1971, c. 48, s. 160, s. 161; 1973, c. 30, s. 2; 1973, c. 49, s. 45; 1973, c. 52, s. 31; 1974, c. 40, s. 2; 1975, c. 60, s. 1; 1977, c. 44, s. 2; 1979, c. 1, s. 2; 1979, c. 63, s. 273; 1981, c. 22, s. 1; 1985, c. 6, s. 488.
3. The cost of the following services rendered by a professional in the field of health are assumed by the Board on behalf of every beneficiary, in accordance with this act and the regulations:
(a)  all services rendered by physicians that are medically required;
(b)  the services of oral surgery determined by regulation and required by dentistry and rendered by a dentist in a university establishment or in a hospital centre, provided, however, that if rendered in Québec they are rendered in a university establishment determined by regulation or in a hospital centre by a dentist authorized to render such services in that centre;
(c)  the services determined by regulation and required by optometry and rendered by optometrists in the practice of optometry within the meaning of the Optometry Act (chapter O-7).
The cost of services determined by regulation and required by dentistry and rendered by dentists are also assumed by the Board in accordance with this act and the regulations on behalf of every beneficiary
(a)  whose age is that fixed by regulation, or,
(b)  in the case of a beneficiary not contemplated in subparagraph a, who holds a valid claim booklet issued pursuant to section 71.1.
The Board also assumes, in accordance with this act and the regulations, the cost of the services determined by regulation that are required by pharmacy and furnished by pharmacists, and the cost of medications furnished by pharmacists on the prescription of a physician or a dentist, subject to section 4, on behalf of every beneficiary who
(a)  is sixty-five years of age or older, or
(b)  holds a valid claim booklet issued under section 70.
The Board also assumes, in accordance with this act and the regulations, the cost of the services determined by regulation that are required by pharmacy and furnished by pharmacists, and the cost of medications furnished by pharmacists on the prescription of a physician or a dentist, subject to section 4, to every beneficiary who holds a valid claim booklet issued under section 71.
The Board also assumes, on behalf of every beneficiary, the amount fixed by regulation for the purchase, fitting, replacement or repair of prostheses and orthopedic devices, apparatus or other equipment determined by regulation, which compensate for a physical deficiency or deformity and are furnished on the prescribed terms and conditions.
The Board reimburses to an establishment recognized for that purpose by the Minister the cost of purchase, fitting, replacement or repair of visual aids, determined by regulation, lent by the Board to a beneficiary who is a visually handicapped person whose age is that fixed for such purpose by regulation in accordance with the prescribed terms and conditions. The visual aids lent to a visually handicapped person are unassignable and unseizable.
The Board also assumes on behalf of every beneficiary who is a person with a hearing handicap whose age is that fixed for such purpose by regulation, the cost of purchase, fitting, replacement or repair of hearing aids determined by regulation in accordance with the prescribed terms and conditions.
However, such services, medications, prostheses and orthopedic devices, apparatus or other equipment, visual aids or hearing aids do not include those which a person may obtain and is entitled to under another statute of Québec, an act of the Parliament of Canada other than the Medical Care Act or a statute of another province of Canada or another country.
In force: 1982-07-01
However, the services contemplated in the first paragraph to which a person is entitled under the Act respecting health services and social services (chapter S-5) and the Hospital Insurance Act (chapter A-28) or which are rendered pursuant to the Act respecting occupational health and safety (chapter S-2.1) remain insured services under this Act.
The Board also assumes, in accordance with the provisions of an agreement, the cost of the services required of a professional in the field of health by an establishment or a regional council within the meaning of the Act respecting health services and social services to carry out administrative tasks related to the organization and operation of the services provided in such establishment or for such regional council.
In force: 1982-07-01
Any service furnished by a physician who is in a period of training to obtain his first specialist’s certificate is not an insured service unless it is furnished in an establishment other than that where he is in a period of training or for a regional council. Where he furnishes a service that is not an insured service within the meaning of this section to a person residing in Québec, he must inform that person, in the cases and form prescribed, that the service is not an insured service.
1970, c. 37, s. 3; 1970, c. 38, s. 2; 1971, c. 47, s. 2; 1971, c. 48, s. 160, s. 161; 1973, c. 30, s. 2; 1973, c. 49, s. 45; 1973, c. 52, s. 31; 1974, c. 40, s. 2; 1975, c. 60, s. 1; 1977, c. 44, s. 2; 1979, c. 1, s. 2; 1979, c. 63, s. 273; 1981, c. 22, s. 1.
3. The cost of the following services rendered by a professional in the field of health are assumed by the Board on behalf of every beneficiary, in accordance with this act and the regulations:
(a)  all services rendered by physicians that are medically required;
(b)  the services of oral surgery determined by regulation and required by dentistry and rendered by a dentist in a university establishment or in a hospital centre, provided, however, that if rendered in Québec they are rendered in a university establishment determined by regulation or in a hospital centre by a dentist authorized to render such services in that centre;
(c)  the services determined by regulation and required by optometry and rendered by optometrists in the practice of optometry within the meaning of the Optometry Act (chapter O-7).
The cost of services determined by regulation and required by dentistry and rendered by dentists are also assumed by the Board in accordance with this act and the regulations on behalf of every beneficiary
(a)  whose age is that fixed by regulation, or,
(b)  in the case of a beneficiary not contemplated in subparagraph a, who holds a valid claim booklet issued pursuant to section 71.1.
The Board also assumes, in accordance with this act and the regulations, the cost of the services determined by regulation that are required by pharmacy and furnished by pharmacists, and the cost of medications furnished by pharmacists on the prescription of a physician or a dentist, subject to section 4, on behalf of every beneficiary who
(a)  is sixty-five years of age or older, or
(b)  holds a valid claim booklet issued under section 70.
The Board also assumes, in accordance with this act and the regulations, the cost of the services determined by regulation that are required by pharmacy and furnished by pharmacists, and the cost of medications furnished by pharmacists on the prescription of a physician or a dentist, subject to section 4, to every beneficiary who holds a valid claim booklet issued under section 71.
The Board also assumes, on behalf of every beneficiary, the amount fixed by regulation for the purchase, fitting, replacement or repair of prostheses and orthopedic devices, apparatus or other equipment determined by regulation, which compensate for a physical deficiency or deformity and are furnished on the prescribed terms and conditions.
The Board reimburses to an establishment recognized for that purpose by the Minister the cost of purchase, fitting, replacement or repair of visual aids, determined by regulation, lent by the Board to a beneficiary who is a visually handicapped person whose age is that fixed for such purpose by regulation in accordance with the prescribed terms and conditions. The visual aids lent to a visually handicapped person are unassignable and unseizable.
The Board also assumes on behalf of every beneficiary who is a person with a hearing handicap whose age is that fixed for such purpose by regulation, the cost of purchase, fitting, replacement or repair of hearing aids determined by regulation in accordance with the prescribed terms and conditions.
However, such services, medications, prostheses and orthopedic devices, apparatus or other equipment, visual aids or hearing aids do not include those which a person may obtain and is entitled to under another statute of Québec, an act of the Parliament of Canada other than the Medical Care Act or a statute of another province of Canada or another country.
Notwithstanding the foregoing, the services contemplated in the first paragraph remain insured services even if they constitute services to which a person is entitled under the Act respecting health services and social services (chapter S-5).
Notwithstanding the foregoing, the services contemplated in the first paragraph remain insured services even if they constitute services rendered pursuant to the Act respecting occupational health and safety (chapter S-2.1).
1970, c. 37, s. 3; 1970, c. 38, s. 2; 1971, c. 47, s. 2; 1971, c. 48, s. 160, s. 161; 1973, c. 30, s. 2; 1973, c. 49, s. 45; 1973, c. 52, s. 31; 1974, c. 40, s. 2; 1975, c. 60, s. 1; 1977, c. 44, s. 2; 1979, c. 1, s. 2; 1979, c. 63, s. 273.
3. The cost of the following services rendered by a professional in the field of health are assumed by the Board on behalf of every beneficiary, in accordance with this act and the regulations:
(a)  all services rendered by physicians that are medically required;
(b)  the services of oral surgery determined by regulation and required by dentistry and rendered by a dentist in a university establishment or in a hospital centre, provided, however, that if rendered in Québec they are rendered in a university establishment determined by regulation or in a hospital centre by a dentist authorized to render such services in that centre;
(c)  the services determined by regulation and required by optometry and rendered by optometrists in the practice of optometry within the meaning of the Optometry Act (chapter O-7).
The cost of services determined by regulation and required by dentistry and rendered by dentists are also assumed by the Board in accordance with this act and the regulations on behalf of every beneficiary
(a)  whose age is that fixed by regulation, or,
(b)  in the case of a beneficiary not contemplated in subparagraph a, who holds a valid claim booklet issued pursuant to section 71.1.
The Board also assumes, in accordance with this act and the regulations, the cost of the services determined by regulation that are required by pharmacy and furnished by pharmacists, and the cost of medications furnished by pharmacists on the prescription of a physician or a dentist, subject to section 4, on behalf of every beneficiary who
(a)  is sixty-five years of age or older, or
(b)  holds a valid claim booklet issued under section 70.
The Board also assumes, in accordance with this act and the regulations, the cost of the services determined by regulation that are required by pharmacy and furnished by pharmacists, and the cost of medications furnished by pharmacists on the prescription of a physician or a dentist, subject to section 4, to every beneficiary who holds a valid claim booklet issued under section 71.
The Board also assumes, on behalf of every beneficiary, the amount fixed by regulation for the purchase, fitting, replacement or repair of prostheses and orthopedic devices, apparatus or other equipment determined by regulation, which compensate for a physical deficiency or deformity and are furnished on the prescribed terms and conditions.
The Board reimburses to an establishment recognized for that purpose by the Minister the cost of purchase, fitting, replacement or repair of visual aids, determined by regulation, lent by the Board to a beneficiary who is a visually handicapped person whose age is that fixed for such purpose by regulation in accordance with the prescribed terms and conditions. The visual aids lent to a visually handicapped person are unassignable and unseizable.
The Board also assumes on behalf of every beneficiary who is a person with a hearing handicap whose age is that fixed for such purpose by regulation, the cost of purchase, fitting, replacement or repair of hearing aids determined by regulation in accordance with the prescribed terms and conditions.
However, such services, medications, prostheses and orthopedic devices, apparatus or other equipment, visual aids or hearing aids do not include those which a person may obtain and is entitled to under another statute of Québec, an act of the Parliament of Canada other than the Medical Care Act or a statute of another province of Canada or another country.
Notwithstanding the foregoing, the services contemplated in the first paragraph remain insured services even if they constitute services to which a person is entitled under the Act respecting health services and social services (chapter S-5).
1970, c. 37, s. 3; 1970, c. 38, s. 2; 1971, c. 47, s. 2; 1971, c. 48, s. 160, s. 161; 1973, c. 30, s. 2; 1973, c. 49, s. 45; 1973, c. 52, s. 31; 1974, c. 40, s. 2; 1975, c. 60, s. 1; 1977, c. 44, s. 2; 1979, c. 1, s. 2.
3. The cost of the following services rendered by a professional shall be assumed by the Board on behalf of every resident of Québec, in accordance with the provisions of this act and the regulations:
(a)  all services rendered by physicians that are medically required;
(b)  the services of oral surgery determined by regulation and required by dentistry and rendered by a dentist in a university establishment or in a hospital centre, provided however that if rendered in Québec they are rendered in a university establishment determined by regulation or in a hospital centre to which the Act respecting health services and social services (chapter S-5) applies, by a dentist authorized to render them in such hospital centre in accordance with the said act and the regulations made under the said act;
(c)  the services determined by regulation and required by optometry and rendered by optometrists in the practice of optometry within the meaning of the Optometry Act (chapter O-7).
The cost of services determined by regulation and required by dentistry and rendered by a dentist shall also be assumed by the Board in accordance with this act and the regulations on behalf of every resident of Québec whose age is that fixed by regulation for that purpose.
The Board shall also assume, in accordance with this act and the regulations, the cost of the services and medications furnished by pharmacists on the prescription of a physician or a dentist, subject to section 4, on behalf of every person who:
(a)  resides in Québec and is sixty-five years of age or over; or
(b)  is entitled to social aid in accordance with the Social Aid Act (chapter A-16) or is a recipient of an allowance under the second paragraph of section 67 of the Social Aid Act (1969, chapter 63) and who holds a claim booklet in force issued under section 70.
The Board shall also assume, in accordance with this act and the regulations, the cost of the services and medications furnished by pharmacists on the prescription of a physician or a dentist, subject to section 4, to every person sixty years of age or over and under sixty-five years of age who is entitled to an allowance under Part II.1 of the Old Age Security Act (Statutes of Canada), and who but for such allowance would be entitled to social aid in accordance with the Social Aid Act (chapter A-16) or to an allowance paid under the second paragraph of section 67 of the Social Aid Act (1969, chapter 63), and who holds a claim booklet in force issued under section 71.
Furthermore, the Board shall also assume, on behalf or every person residing in Québec, the cost of purchase, fitting, replacement or repair of prostheses and orthopedic or other devices determined by regulation, which compensate for a physical deficiency or deformity and are furnished on the prescribed conditions.
However, such services, medications, prostheses and orthopedic or other devices do not include those which a person may obtain and is entitled to under another statute of Québec, an act of the Parliament of Canada other than the Medical Care Act or a statute of another province of Canada or another country.
Notwithstanding the foregoing, the services contemplated in the first paragraph remain insured services even if they constitute services to which a person is entitled under the Act respecting health services and social services (chapter S-5).
1970, c. 37, s. 3; 1970, c. 38, s. 2; 1971, c. 47, s. 2; 1971, c. 48, s. 160, s. 161; 1973, c. 30, s. 2; 1973, c. 49, s. 45; 1973, c. 52, s. 31; 1974, c. 40, s. 2; 1975, c. 60, s. 1; 1977, c. 44, s. 2.