FNIHB (First Nations and Inuit Health Branch) Representative

(Discontinued 2003 when NIHB centralized their screening process) Currently all FNIHB concerns are dealt with through the Insurance Committee.
This representative was to:

  • act as the Orthodontic Consultant to the Committee appointed by NIHB to select suitable orthodontic patients for treatment to be financed by NIHB,
  • act as liaison between FNIHB and the BCSO in all matters relating to the treatment of orthodontic patients financed by NIHB, and
  • provide personal help and an outline to guide the orthodontic practitioner through the process of case application, approval and payment.

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