Home Hemodialysis Utility Reimbursement Program

The Home Hemodialysis Utility Reimbursement Program (HHDRP) reimburses patients for the increased costs of utilities related to home hemodialysis treatment. As of May 26, 2019, Manitoba Health and Seniors Care is administering the program.

Who is eligible?

The eligibility is determined by the Manitoba Renal Program (MRP). To be eligible for the program, individuals must meet all of the following criteria:

  • be a resident of Manitoba
  • be found with End-Stage Renal Disease
  • be successfully trained for home hemodialysis
  • be currently carrying-out home hemodialysis in a dwelling in Manitoba
  • pay the dwelling utility bills
  • not claim utility costs for tax credit calculations
What is covered?

Reimbursement applies to the cost of utility expenses - electricity and water to operate the dialysis equipment.

Is there a deductible?

No deductible is required.

How do I get reimbursed?

As a patient, you will be asked to provide MRP with a log every time you go to the hospital for your quarterly routine visit. This log gathers:

  • number of dialysis treatments per week
  • number of hours per treatment
  • the flow rate of the dialysis machine
  • MRP provides the information about the reimbursement request to Manitoba Health and Seniors Care who will send a cheque to your attention.
For further information

For further information about the Home Hemodialysis Utility Reimbursement Program or your claim, please contact:

Manitoba Health and Seniors Care
Ancillary Programs
300 Carlton Street
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 3M9

204-786-7365 or 204-786-7366
Toll free:
1-800-297-8099 ext 7365 or 7366
FAX: 204-786-6634
TTY/TDD Relay Service: 204-774-8618 outside Winnipeg: 711 or 1-800-855-0511
Email:  pharmacare@gov.mb.ca