The following services are not covered by MSP:

  • Cosmetic surgery and services not deemed medically required
  • Dental services not outlined under benefits
  • routine eye exams for people 19 to 64 years old
  • appliances and equipment including eyeglasses and hearing aids
  • prescription drugs (refer to PharmaCare)
  • acupuncture, chiropractic, massage therapy, naturopathy, physical therapy and non-surgical podiatry services (unless covered by premium assistance status)
  • preventive services and screening tests that are not supported by evidence of medical effectiveness ie, routine annual "complete" physical examinations, whole body CT scans, prostate specific antigen (PSA) tests
  • services of counselors or psychologists
  • medical exams, certificates or tests required for driving a motor vehicle, employment, life insurance, school or university, recreational and sporting activities or immigration purposes

To bill privately for the services above, ClinicAid has a Private Billing feature which allows you to enter custom service codes and values for privately billed services. This section can be found in the Admin section under Private Billing.