Fair PharmaCare

Provides B.C. families with coverage for eligible prescription drugs and designated medical supplies, based on their net income.

Also ensures that B.C. residents, regardless of income, are protected from catastrophic drug costs.

All eligible British Columbians are encouraged to register for the plan.  Coverage begins immediately after registering online or by phone. There is no charge to register and there are no premiums to pay.

Eligibility includes having valid B.C. Medical Services Plan (MSP) coverage; and having filed an income tax return for the relevant taxation year (i.e., two years ago).

For more information and to register go to the website or call the toll-free number.

Address / Contact Info

Health Insurance BC, Fair PharmaCare
PO Boc 9655, Stn Prov Govt Victoria, BCV8W 9P2

Phone Numbers

Toll-free : 1-800-663-7100

Hours of Operation

Regular hours: Monday to Friday 8am - 8pm;
Saturday 8am - 4pm

Service Details

Geographic areas served: Castlegar, Grand Forks, Kaslo, Nakusp, Nelson, Salmo, Trail

Web Links

This program was last updated on 30 Apr 2019.