Through the Alberta Health Care Insurance Plan, Alberta
residents have full coverage for medically necessary physician and
specific dental and oral surgical health services provided by
dentists. It is necessary to register
for AHCIP coverage to received insured hospital and physician
services, if you are new to or returning to Alberta.
Prescription Drug Program
Albertans are responsible for the cost of prescription
drugs provided to them outside hospitals, auxiliary hospitals, and nursing
All Albertans have access to prescription drug benefits
through the Alberta government sponsored drug program. Lower income
Albertans with Non-Group Drug Plan premiums can apply for premium
subsidies for the current benefit year. The premium subsidy is based
on taxable income for the prior year.