Renseignements en français

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A number of pages on the Government of Saskatchewan's website have been professionally translated in French. These translations are identified by a yellow box in the right or left rail that resembles the link below. The home page for French-language content on this site can be found at:

Renseignements en Français

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Family Health Benefits

A range of health benefits are available for low-income working families who meet the standards of an income test or are receiving the Saskatchewan Employment Supplement.

Ministry of Social Services determines the eligibility for these benefits.

Health benefits for low income families are offered through the Family Health Benefits program and help families pay for several children's health services, plus some services for adult family members.


Children are covered for:

  • Most dental services;
  • Eye examinations once a year; basic eyeglasses;
  • Emergency ambulance;
  • Basic medical supplies (some items require prior approval); and
  • Prescription drugs in the Saskatchewan Formulary.

Parents or legal guardians are covered for:

  • An eye examination every two years; and
  • Drug coverage with $100 semi-annual family deductible and 35 per cent consumer co-payment thereafter.

Parents/legal guardians may apply for additional coverage under the Special Support program.

Please present your Saskatchewan Health Services card whenever you need health services.

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