Health, Seniors and Active Living
Children's Hearing Aid Program
Who is eligible?
Manitoba residents under the age of 18 who require a hearing aid, as prescribed by an otolaryngologist or audiologist, and do not have the costs paid through other provincial or federal programs, are eligible.
What is covered?
Manitoba Health, Seniors and Active Living will reimburse:
- 80 per cent of a fixed amount for an analog device, up to a maximum of $500 per ear
- 80 per cent of a fixed amount for a digital or analog programmable device, up to a maximum of $1800
- 80 per cent of a fixed amount for additional services, such as dispensing fees, ear molds, and ear impressions.
How many claims can be made?
One device is allowed per ear every four years, unless there is a medically diagnosed change in the patient’s condition.
Is there a deductible?
There is a $75.00 deductible on all claims.
What is not covered?
- Ear mold Replacements
- Additional ear molds
- Lost hearing aids
How do I submit a claim?
Upon receiving your hearing device, your audiologist or otolaryngologist will complete and submit a requisition claim form to Manitoba Health, Seniors and Active Living.
Manitoba Health, Seniors and Active Living