Resources

​​​Printable Materials

Need to look up the cost of a medication?

Visit Drugsearch.ca (drug costs, PharmaCare information, price with Special Authority) and/or  https://www.pac.bluecross.ca/pharmacycompass​ (drug costs, dispensing fees)

Drug Plans in BC

Fair PharmaCare—(income-based plan) is BC's largest public drug plan. Requires patients to register in order to cover eligible medications, devices and fees. You can register online 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Plan B – Permanent residents of licensed residential care facilities

Plan C – Individuals receiving income assistance from the Province of British Columbia

Plan D – Individuals registered with a provincial cystic fibrosis clinic

Plan F – Children receiving medical or full financial assistance through the At Home Program of the Ministry of Children and Family Development

Plan G – Clients of mental health services centres for whom the cost of medication is a significant barrier to treatment

Plan P – BC Palliative Care Benefits Program for those who choose to receive palliative care at home

Plan W – First Nations Health Benefits

For more information on plans, visit  https://www2.gov.bc.ca/gov/content/health/health-drug-coverage/pharmacare-for-bc-residents/who-we-cover

 

Fair PharmaCare link: https://www2.gov.bc.ca/gov/content/health/health-drug-coverage/pharmacare-for-bc-residents/who-we-cover/fair-pharmacare-plan

 

Deductible Chart

Shows how much your patient has to pay out of pocket, based on their income: https://www2.gov.bc.ca/assets/gov/health/health-drug-coverage/pharmacare/income_bands_fair_pcare_regular.pdf

 

Deductible Calculator

Helps you calculate your patient's deductible (out-of-pocket cost) using their tax information (if available): https://my.gov.bc.ca/fpcare/financial-calculator