Coverage research for all provinces




If you are having difficulty obtaining your patient's out-of-province health number, you can try contacting the Ministry of Health directly. Below is each province's contact information.




British Columbia:

Phone: 1-800-742-6165

You can also mail or fax a coverage research form

https://www2.gov.bc.ca/assets/gov/health/forms/2717.pdf


Ontario:

By phone at the 24x7 service desk: 1-888-360-7530 (you must be registered for this service)


Alberta:

Phone: 1-888-422-6257 (in Alberta only)

Or through the Netcare website: http://www.albertanetcare.ca

 

Saskatchewan: 

Phone: 1-306-787-3475


Manitoba:

You must send a request by mail or fax 

https://www.gov.mb.ca/health/claims/docs/529_form.pdf


New Brunswick:

Phone: 1-888-762-8600


Nova Scotia:

You must fax a request on letterhead to 902-481-3160


Newfoundland and Labrador:

Phone: 1-866-449-4459


PEI:

Phone: 1-902-838-0900


Northwest Territories:

Phone: 1-867-777-7400


Nunavut:

Phone: 1-867-645-8001


Yukon:

You must fax the request along with the date of service to 1-867-393-6486





*Quebec is not part of the Reciprocal Medical Billing Agreement. Patients that have Quebec health coverage must pay upfront for medical services provided. They can get a reimbursement from RAMQ(Regie de l'assurance maladie) by submitting their receipts.