Government expands Healthy Kids program for low income children

The provincial government has increased funding for the BC Healthy Kids program. The BC Healthy Kids Program helps low-income families with the cost of dental and vision care for their children. More than 166,000 children will benefit from these changes, which amount to $6 million in increased funding. The funding now include coverage for hearing aids and will increase the limit for children’s dental services from $1400 to $2000 every two years.

To find out if you are eligible for Healthy Kids click here.

Read the full press release here.