Refugee health coverage cut

The Canadian government plans to cut supplemental health-care coverage for refugees starting June 30, the Winnipeg Free Press reported. This means that refugees will not have dental, vision and prescription coverage after this date.

Published: Wednesday, 05/02/2012 12:00 am EDT
Last Updated: Monday, 06/10/2013 9:47 pm EDT

The Canadian government plans to cut supplemental health-care coverage for refugees starting June 30, the Winnipeg Free Press reported. This means that refugees will not have dental, vision and prescription coverage after this date. It also means that refugee claimants and government-assisted and privately sponsored refugees will get to go to a hospital or see a doctor only if the matter is "urgent or essential."

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