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Direct billing is currently available for Medavie Blue Cross. Telus Health coming soon.
Check with your private insurance to see if Occupational Therapy is part of your insurance plan & if a doctors referral is needed.
This is your first session with the Occupational Therapist. This will take about one & a half hours. Available in various settings.
This is for any follow up sessions, which are one hour in length. This is available in various settings.
This includes, Senior Home Safety Assessments, Functional & Cognitive Assessments. For employees, employers, as well as medical/legal.
For more information about occupational therapy & if it is a good fit for you,
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Insurance & Other Coverage
In the province of Nova Scotia, private practice Occupational Therapy is not covered under MSI.
You do not need a doctors referral to see an occupational therapist, but you may need one to claim your health insurance. Check with your health insurance provider to see if Occupational Therapy is part of your extended healthcare plan.
There are a number of resources that support the cost of Occupational Therapy & they include but are not limited to;
Department of Community Services
Department of National Defense
Long-term disability benefits
Medical insurance healthcare benefits
Motor Vehicle Insurance
Veterans Affairs Canada