Alberta Aids to Daily Living - Respiratory Benefits Program

Government of Alberta - Ministry of Health


Description
Provides oxygen and bi-level positive airway pressure (BPAP) respiratory benefits funding to Albertans living in their homes or supported living facilities.

Service provides:

  • financial assistance for respiratory equipment and supplies for Albertans with a long-term disability, chronic illness, or terminal illness to help them stay independent at home or in a supported living facility

Respiratory benefits include:

  • oxygen
  • ventilators
  • tracheotomy tubes
  • suction equipment and supplies
  • bi-level positive airway pressure (BPAP) devices

Alberta Aids to Daily Living (AADL) does not provide funding for continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) machines or supplies.


Affiliation: Alberta Aids to Daily Living, Alberta Blue Cross
Eligibility
Yes, Service targeted to: 
  • Alberta residents with a current Alberta Health Care card
  • with a long-term disability, chronic illness, or terminal illness
  • who are not eligible for these types of benefits from another source
Application Process
Service Access: Professional Referral Required, To access service:
  • a healthcare provider or contract Alberta Aids to Daily Living (AADL) specialty supplier will assess what benefits clients are eligible for through the program
  • visit the AADL website for more information
  • respiratory providers can access resources on the Alberta Blue Cross website
.AADL Respiratory Benefits are administered by Alberta Blue Cross.
Referral Process: No


Waiting Period: Yes,

An estimated wait time will be provided at the time of appointment booking.


Toll Free
1-888-808-8678
Fax
1-855-598-3583
Languages
English
Fees
Fee: No


Fee Reduction: N/A
Membership Fee: No


Accessibility
Wheelchair access: N/A -
Other disabled access: N/A -
Topic(s)
Last Verified On
April 5, 2024
Hours of Operation
Mon
08:00 AM to 04:15 PM
Tue
08:00 AM to 04:15 PM
Wed
08:00 AM to 04:15 PM
Thu
08:00 AM to 04:15 PM
Fri
08:00 AM to 04:15 PM