MSI (aka Medical Services Insurance)

Provided by: Government of Nova Scotia - Department of Health and Wellness (aka DHW)

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Contact Details

General Inquiries: 902-496-7008
Halifax Regional Municipality Number

Fax: 902-481-3160

Toll-Free: 1-800-563-8880

Service Website: http://www.novascotia.ca/dhw/msi

Email: msi@medavie.ca

Website: http://www.novascotia.ca/dhw

Service Description

Provides eligible residents with coverage for medical services. Designed to pay for the cost of a wide range of medically required hospital, medical, dental, prostheses, and optometry services with some restrictions. Please call or see website for details on specific services.

Medavie Blue Cross administers MSI cards (Nova Scotia health cards).  Your signed Nova Scotia health card must be presented to the healthcare provider and/or hospital each time you require an insured health service.

Site Description

Administers Nova Scotia Medical Services Insurance (MSI) programs including medicare, pharmacare, optometry, and prostheses on behalf of the Government of Nova Scotia's Department of Health and Wellness.

Eligibility

Canadian citizens or "Permanent Residents" (Landed Immigrant) * Residents who make their home in Nova Scotia and are present 183 days every calendar year * Must be registered with MSI to be eligible for benefits * Visitors to Nova Scotia are not considered eligible residents and are not eligible for coverage * Please see website for additional details on ineligibility

Service Info

Service Website:
http://www.novascotia.ca/dhw/msi

Application Process:
Call or visit the office to complete an application form

Fees:
No fees

Languages:
English

Coverage Area:
Nova Scotia

Locations

Medavie Blue Cross

230 Brownlow Avenue
Dartmouth, NS B3B 0G5

General Inquiries:
902-496-7008
Halifax Regional Municipality Number

Fax:
902-481-3160

TollFree:
1-800-563-8880

Website:
www.novascotia.ca/dhw

Email:
msi@medavie.ca

Accessibility:
Wheelchair accessible

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Medavie Blue Cross

Address:
230 Brownlow Avenue
Dartmouth, NS B3B 0G5

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Mailing Address:
PO Box 500
Halifax, NS B3J 2S1

Site Info

General Inquiries:
902-496-7008
Halifax Regional Municipality Number

Fax:
902-481-3160

Toll-Free:
1-800-563-8880

Email:
msi@medavie.ca

Website:
http://www.novascotia.ca/dhw

Site Hours:

Monday:
Tuesday:
Wednesday:
Thursday:
Friday:

8am - 5pm
8am - 5pm
8am - 5pm
8am - 5pm
8am - 5pm

Accessibility:
Wheelchair accessible

Coverage Area:
Nova Scotia

Service Info

Service Website:
http://www.novascotia.ca/dhw/msi

Application Process:
Call or visit the office to complete an application form

Fees:
No fees

Languages:
English

Coverage Area:
Nova Scotia

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