Senior Dental Plan What is complementary already covered by the government-funded Ontario Health Insurance Plan.
Once admitted, you get an Ontario Health Card that allows you to go to a doctor, clinic, hospital or emergency room, get medical care, and have tests and tests. Surgeries without charge.
However, OHIP covers only a portion of some medical services such as prescription drugs and vision care or does not cover them at all, and it does not cover dental care.
To pay for medical and dental care not covered by OHIP, you may want to consider taking out extended health insurance, also known as Expanded Medicare, or a private health insurance plan, Senior Dental Plan and mutual dental insurance.
You may be able to obtain mutual medical and dental insurance through your employer, so-called group insurance, or choose to purchase individual insurance policies.
The mutual medical and dental insurance provides you with the medical services you need at an affordable price. To find out more about the types of mutual medical and dental insurance, see Types of mutual medical and dental insurance.
How does complementary insurance work?
The complementary medical and dental insurance policies are contracts between you and an insurance company.
You agree to pay an annual or monthly fee called a premium, and the company decides to pay benefits that are insured under the policy. Police will specify inclusions and exclusions.