Pharmacare - Drug Assistance for Cancer Patients

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

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Contact Details

General Inquiries:
902-496-7001
Metro Halifax

Fax:
902-468-9402

Toll-Free:
1-800-305-5026
Within Nova Scotia

Service Website:
https://novascotia.ca/dhw/pharmacare/cancer-assistance.asp

Service Description

* COVID-19 UPDATE - Government services have been affected by COVID-19 * Visit website for information on service delivery during the pandemic https://novascotia.ca/dhw/

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A provincial drug insurance plan that helps pay for certain cancer-related drugs and supplies for Nova Scotians with low income who do not have drug coverage.

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

Residents of Nova Scotia who are cancer patients and have a valid Nova Scotia health card, a gross annual family income of $25,500 or less, and do not have drug coverage under any other drug program except Family Pharmacare or Seniors' Pharmacare

Service Info

General Inquiries:
902-496-7001
Metro Halifax

Fax:
902-468-9402

Toll-Free:
1-800-305-5026
Within Nova Scotia

Service Website:
https://novascotia.ca/dhw/pharmacare/cancer-assistance.asp

Application Process:
Please call for more information * Application form is available on the website

Documents Required:
Nova Scotia health card

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

General Inquiries:
902-496-7001
Metro Halifax

Fax:
902-468-9402

Toll-Free:
1-800-305-5026
Within Nova Scotia

Service Website:
https://novascotia.ca/dhw/pharmacare/cancer-assistance.asp

Application Process:
Please call for more information * Application form is available on the website

Documents Required:
Nova Scotia health card

Fees:
No fees

Languages:
English

Coverage Area:
Nova Scotia

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