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COVID-19: Information in effect as of January 8, 2021

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Dependant

Someone under age 18 who lives with a person who is settled in Québec or residing here temporarily and over whom that person has parental authority.

In the following 3 situations, someone is considered a dependant if the person responsible for them is registered with the Québec Health Insurance Plan as a temporary Québec resident or settled in Québec and is temporarily absent.

Situation 1

  • spouseless
  • age 25 or under
  • enroled full time at an educational institution
  • living with a person who is settled in Québec or residing here temporarily and who would have parental authority over them if they were under age 18

Situation 2

  • spouseless
  • age 25 or under
  • enroled part time at an educational institution
  • living with a person who is settled in Québec or residing here temporarily and who would have parental authority over them if they were under age 18
  • suffering from a functional impairment, within the meaning of the Act respecting prescription drug insurance 

Situation 3

  • spouseless
  • age 18 or over
  • living with a person settled in Québec or residing here temporarily who would have parental authority over them if they were under age 18
  • suffering from a functional impairment that occurred before they turned 18, in keeping with the Act respecting prescription drug insurance
  • not receiving benefits under a financial assistance program