Under the program for radical suburethral sling removal surgery services provided outside Québec, a portion of the cost of the surgery is reimbursed.

The aim of the program is to provide financial support to women who had complications following the placement of their suburethral sling and who had to pay for a surgical procedure to have their sling removed outside Québec.

Eligibility

All women insured by the Québec public health insurance plan who underwent suburethral sling removal surgery between October 1, 2018 and December 31, 2020 in a hospital centre located outside Québec are eligible for the program.

Women who would like to undergo removal surgery must consult their family physician to find out what to do.

Reimbursement of costs

The program provides $22,500 in financial assistance to cover the medical and hospital services required for the surgery. For details of the eligibility conditions and the terms and conditions of the program, visit the Radical suburethral sling removal surgery This hyperlink will open in a new window. page on the website of the Régie de l'assurance maladie du Québec (RAMQ).

Procedure

The RAMQ manages the program for the Ministère de la Santé et des Services sociaux (MSSS).

Go to the Radical suburethral sling removal surgery This hyperlink will open in a new window. page for instructions on how to submit your claim and download the forms.