Drug coverage

Albertans can access prescription drug coverage through a number of programs.

Services and information

Benefits are available to low-income Albertans through the Adult Health Benefit.

Low income families can apply to this program to get eyeglasses, prescription drugs, and dental care for their kids.

Financial and health benefits for eligible Albertans with a permanent medical condition that prevents them from earning a living.

Learn about the Biosimilars Initiative, the drugs affected and the process to switch from biologic to biosimilar drugs.

Learn how to claim eligible expenses covered under supplementary drug and health benefit programs managed through Alberta Blue Cross.

Premium-free coverage for prescriptions drugs and other health-related services not covered under the AHCIP.

Learn about the drug benefit list, what drugs are covered, drug price policy and drug review process.

Learn about Non-Group Coverage for supplementary health benefits, eligibility, benefits covered and premiums.

Albertans without health benefit plans can get immediate, no-cost access to opioid agonist medications for up to 120 days.

Learn about the Palliative Coverage Program, who is eligible, what benefits are provided, and how to apply to receive benefits.

Learn about some of the specialized drugs and drug programs available to Albertans covered as a supplementary health benefit.

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