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Fair Pharmacare

The Fair PharmaCare plan provides BC families with coverage for eligible prescription drugs and designated medical supplies, based on their net income.

Fair PharmaCare also ensures that BC residents, regardless of income, are protected from catastrophic drug costs.

The BC Ministry of Health encourages all eligible British Columbians to register for the plan.

If you:

  • need to register because you have not registered yet, or
  • are unsure if you are registered, or 
  • are unsure of your qualifications for a subsidy, or
  • are unsure of what your deductible is

ask your pharmacist, call Health Insurance BC or visit the Pharmacare website. 

Ask your pharmacist
  • Your pharmacist might have some of your information on record.
Call Health Insurance BC 
  • Inquiry Line: Monday to Friday, 8 am-8 pm and Saturday, 8 am-4 pm.
    • From Vancouver, call 604-683-7151
    • From the rest of BC, call toll-free 1-800-663-7100
Visit the Pharmacare website 

Register for Fair Pharmacare and check the status of your registration.

BC Services Card Number

For all of these options, you will need to provide your BC Services Card number.

It is important to be aware of what Fair Pharmacare medical coverage you have and what your ID number is so that you can receive appropriate coverage.

SOURCE: Fair Pharmacare ( )
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