Minister of Health Shares Update on Procurement Process for New Dental Program


Health Canada has announce that three suppliers have been qualified to take part in the next phase of the procurement process for the Canada Dental Benefit, which launched December 1, 2022.

“Express Scripts Canada, Medavie Inc., and Sun Life Financial Inc. will be providing feedback and recommendations on what could be needed if a third-party service provider were to deliver a program of this scale,” Health Canada shared on January 30, 2023.

This news comes months after Public Services and Procurement Canada issued an Invitation to Qualify (ITQ), inviting suppliers with experience in the dental claims processing field to share their interest in being a qualified supplier.

Read the full statement from the Government of Canada.

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