The meal allowance rate has been updated for NIHB eligible clients. Clients must have been approved for NIHB medical transportation benefits to access medically necessary health services that cannot be obtained in their community of residence. NIHB Clients are still required to submit the NIHB Medical Transportation Reimbursement Form.
The rates are in effect for the 2021 – 2022 fiscal year (April 1, 2021 – March 31, 2022) for clients served by all NIHB Regions are:
|Regular Rate (ages 4 to adult)||S15.00||$15.00||$30.00|
|Infant/Toddler Rate (0-3, inclusive)||$7.50||$7.50||15.00|
There have been no changes made to the weekly meal allowance, it remains at $168 for a single traveller and $252 for a client and escort. Private vehicle rates will remain the same at 0.215 cents a kilometer.
For the complete update on NIHB please visit: ISC – NIHB Program Updates