Multiple Sclerosis Society of Canada

Programs and Services

Drug Coverage and Supplementary Health Benefits, Alberta Health

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  • Health and Wellness

Government-sponsored supplementary health benefit programs

Alberta Health offers a number of additional health benefit plans for Albertans. Administered by Alberta Blue Cross, these plans are:

Note: Alberta Health-sponsored supplementary health benefit plans cover pre-existing health conditions.

Specialized prescription drug coverage

Alberta Health provides coverage for specialized prescription drugs, which includes services through:

Many disease modifying drugs for multiple sclerosis are eligible for special authorization to be covered by the ministry's supplementary health benefit programs above. Special authorization request forms are completed by physicians and reviewed by clinical pharmacists. Prior approval must be granted to ensure coverage by special authorization.

For more information:

Phone: 780-427-1432 (for toll-free access within Alberta, first dial 310-0000)

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Disclaimer: The MS Society is an independent, voluntary health agency and does not approve, endorse or recommend any specific product or therapy but provides information to assist individuals in making their own decisions. For specific information and advice, please consult your personal physician. Read our full privacy policy.

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