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Health - Health Benefits / Insurance

First Nations Health Authority

Our vision is to transform the health and well-being of BC's First Nations and Aboriginal people by dramatically changing healthcare for the better.more info

Address / Contact Info
First Nations Health Authority
Toll-free: 1-866-913-0033
Health Benefits Toll-free: 1-855-550-5454
Fax: (604) 913-2081
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Medical Services Plan

Provides medical coverage to all eligible British Columbia residents. Covers medically-required services by physicians and specialists (when referred by a physician), and diagnostic x-ray and laboratory services when ordered by a physician, podiatrist, or dental/oral surgeon.more info

Address / Contact Info
Health Insurance BC
P.O. Box 9035 Prov Govt
, Victoria, BC, V8W 9E3
Toll-free: 1-800-663-7100
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Payer of the Last Resort

The Non-Insured Health Benefits (NIHB) program is available for eligible Nisga'a citizens on an as needed basis. Coverage includes a specified range of prescriptive medicines, dental care, vision care, medical supplies and equipment, short-term crisis intervention, mental health counselling, and medical transportation (patient travel).more info

Address / Contact Info
Nisga'a Valley Health Authority
4920 Tait Ave.
, Gitlaxt'aamiks, BC, V0J 1A0
Phone: (250) 663-5000
Toll-free: 1-888-233-2212
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