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 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?
  • Repairs
  • Batteries
  • Ear mold Replacements
  • Additional ear molds
  • Lost hearing aids
How do I submit a claim?

Once they have supplied the hearing device to a Manitoba resident under the age of 18, the audiologist or otolaryngologist will complete and submit a Hearing Aid Claim FormPDFto Manitoba Health on the individual's behalf.

Manitoba Health
Ancillary Programs
300 Carlton Street
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 3M9

204-786-7365 or 204-786-7366
Toll free:
1-800-297-8099 ext 7365 or 7366
FAX: 204-786-6634
TTY/TDD Relay Service: 204-774-8618 outside Winnipeg: 711 or 1-800-855-0511