The Health Benefits Program covers six benefit areas:
• Dental• Medical Supplies and Equipment• Medical Transportation• Mental Health • Pharmacy • Vision
The program also manages the BC Medical Services Plan (MSP) and pays for ambulance bills for eligible First Nations in BC.
Health Benefits provides benefit coverage through partnerships with Pacific Blue Cross (PBC), BC PharmaCare, Indigenous Services Canada (ISC) and First Nations bands and organizations. These partnerships help us offer you a convenient way to access your benefits.
For more about these partnerships, see the Health Benefits Guide page.
For a quick overview of the benefits provided and how to access them, see the Health Benefits Guide page.
For detailed information see the First Nations Health Benefits Guide Booklet.
The goal of the Health Benefits Program is to cover medically necessary items, services, and travel that:
• address First Nations peoples’ unique health needs• respect First Nations’ cultures and values• ensure the program is available for future generations• close the health gap between First Nations and non-First Nations in BC• focus on wellness and prevention instead of only treating sickness• are based on professional judgement, best practices, and evidence-based care
Client Satisfaction Survey
We want to hear about your experience with FNHA Health Benefits. If you would like to share your feedback, please take a few minutes to complete our client satisfaction survey.
Your feedback will help us understand your experience. We will use this information to improve the quality of our services.
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Check my Dental, Vision and Medical Supplies coverage through
Pacific Blue Cross
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Pharmacare (watch this
helpful video to learn how to use the PharmaCare formulary)
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Mailing Address540 – 757 West Hastings StreetVancouver, BC V6C 1A1
Phone (toll-free): 1-855-550-5454Email: firstname.lastname@example.orgFax: 1-888-299-9222Web: Benefits
In-Person EnquiriesNote: Currently closed to external guests#701 –1166 Alberni StreetVancouver, BC V6E 3Z3
Health Benefits Community Relations Team
Fraser Salish Region: Vacant (Inquiries: Jenny Smith Phone: 604-693-6588)Interior Region: Joyce KenorasPhone: 250-318-6634Northern Region: Lindsey LarsenPhone: 250-960-9201Vancouver Coastal Region: Jenny SmithPhone: 604-693-6588Vancouver Island Region: Darrell ThornePhone: 778-689-0720