Services and information
- How leaving Alberta affects health care coverage
Contact the Alberta Health Care Insurance Plan (ACHIP) office if you are leaving Alberta for short or extended absences.
- Health care coverage in Canada
If you need health care services in another province or territory, find out what the Alberta Health Care Insurance Plan (AHCIP) covers.
- Health care coverage outside Canada
Learn what the Alberta Health Care Insurance Plan (AHCIP) covers if you need health care services outside Canada.
- Out-of-country health services funding requests
The Out-of-Country Health Services Committee considers applications for funding of insured health services that are not available in Canada.
- Submit a claim for insured health services
Apply to the Alberta Health Care Insurance Plan (AHCIP) for reimbursement if you paid for insured health services outside of Alberta.
Emergency medical care and transportation can be expensive. Alberta Health Care Insurance Plan (AHCIP) coverage is limited outside Alberta.
You should have additional travel or medical insurance when you leave Alberta.
Your AHCIP coverage can be used across Canada, but it is limited. Not all services available to you in Alberta are covered outside the province.
Always carry your AHCIP personal health card, especially when in another province or territory in Canada. You must show your card if you need insured physician and hospital services in another province.
If you cannot provide your personal health card, you may be billed for the cost of the health services provided.
Connect with the Alberta Health Care Insurance Plan office.