Régie de l'assurance maladie du Québec
If you have a physical deficiency, you may obtain, at no cost, devices to compensate for that deficiency.
The Program for Devices that Compensate for a Physical Deficiency allows persons who have a physical deficiency to purchase or have adjusted, repaired, or replaced, at no cost, the devices that compensate for their deficiency.
Locomotion aidsA device used for moving about. Locomotion aids include manual and powered wheelchairs, wheelbase systems, orthomobiles and specialized pushchairs. Walking aids A device that facilitates or enables walking. Walking aids include crutches (underarm or forearm support), canes, walking frames and walkers.
Clientele Any person insured by the Québec Health Insurance Plan who has a physical deficiency.
Conditions relating to any device that compensates for a physical deficiency In order to be covered under the Program, the device that compensates for a physical deficiency must meet the following requirements:
The Program for Devices that Compensate for a Physical Deficiency came into effect in July 1975.