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Term: Status Verification System (SVS)

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Glossary Definition

Last Updated: 2006-01-25


The Status Verification System (SVS) is a national database maintained by the First Nations and Inuit Health Branch (FNIHB) headquarters that contains a complete list of Registered Indians and recognized Innu/Inuit clients eligible for benefits under Non-Insured Health Benefits Program (NIHB).

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