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​The Health Benefits Program provides status First Nations people living in BC with a comprehensive and community-driven health benefits plan.​


About the Program | Print Guide | Contacts


About the Program

The First Nations Health Benefits program covers specific health-related items and services that meet medical or dental needs not covered by third-party health insurance or the BC Medical Services Plan (MSP). 

The program Health Benefits also provides coverage for ambulance bills and BC Medical Service Plan (MSP) Premiums, as well as:

• Dental Care 
• Medical Supplies and Equipment
• Medical Transportation
Mental Health Care
• Pharmacy Items and Supplies
• Vision Care

Please see these web pages for information about your benefits, including eligibility, appeals and reimbursements. The section also includes News and information for health providers

Print Guide

The print guide to First Nations Health Benefits was recently updated, in September 2019.

• Open the Health Benefits Guide​

Health Benefits Contacts

Please do not hesitate to contact us if you have any questions about your benefits. 

Phone, Email, Fax

Phone (toll-free): 1-855-550-5454
Fax: 1-888-299-9222
Web: Benefits ​

Mailing Address

540 – 757 West Hastings Street
Vancouver, BC V6C 1A1

In-Person Enquiries

701 – 1166 Alberni Street
Vancouver, BC V6E 3Z3

Community Relations Team

Fraser Salish Region: James Delorme | Phone: 778-684-1886
Interior Region: Joyce Kenoras | Phone: 250-318-6634
Northern Region: Lindsey Larsen | Phone: 250-960-9201
Vancouver Coastal Region: Jenny Smith | Phone: 604-693-6588
Vancouver Island Region: Vacant