Government-sponsored program participants

Government of Alberta

Alberta Blue Cross is pleased to administer a variety of programs on behalf of the Government of Alberta.

Non-Group Coverage Program

The Government of Alberta offers Alberta Blue Cross Non-Group Coverage to ensure all Albertans have access to an economical supplementary health benefits program which provides coverage for a variety of health related services not covered by the Alberta Health Care Insurance Plan (AHCIP). Alberta Blue Cross administers Non-Group Coverage on behalf of Alberta Health.

For more information about the Non-Group Coverage program, including an application form and eligibility information, please visit www.health.alberta.ca.

If you have billing questions, please call 780-498-5970 (Edmonton and area) or 1-888-498-5970 (toll free).

Coverage for Seniors Program

The Government of Alberta provides premium-free Alberta Blue Cross Coverage for Seniors for health services not covered by the Alberta Health Care Insurance Plan (AHCIP). This coverage is available to all Albertans 65 years of age and older and all recipients of the Alberta Widows' Pension, and their dependants. Alberta Blue Cross administers Coverage for Seniors on behalf of Alberta Health.

For more information about this program, please visit www.health.alberta.ca

Palliative Coverage Program

For more information about the Palliative Coverage program, please visit www.health.alberta.ca

Optical Assistance for Seniors Program

The Optical Assistance for Seniors program is based on income and provides low-to-moderate-income seniors with financial assistance for optical services that help maintain a reasonable level of health. You could be eligible to up to a maximum of $230 every three years for prescription eyeglasses under the Optical program. Alberta Blue Cross administers this program on behalf of Alberta Health.

For more information about these programs, please visit www.seniors.gov.ab.ca

Other programs

Alberta Blue Cross also administers benefits for some clients of Alberta Human Services, including some benefits provided through the Alberta Adult and Child Health Benefit programs.

For more information about the Adult Health Benefit plan, please visit www.employment.alberta.ca

For information about the Child Health Benefit please visit www.employment.alberta.ca

Important information about Maximum Allowable Cost (MAC) pricing.

Government of the Northwest Territories

Alberta Blue Cross also administers a variety of programs on
behalf of the Government of Northwest Territories.

Métis Health Benefits Program

For more information about the Métis Health Benefits Program, please visit:
http://www.hss.gov.nt.ca/health/nwt-health-care-plan/metis-health-benefits

Extended Health Benefits for Seniors Program

For more information about the Extended Health Benefits for Seniors Program, please visit:
http://www.hss.gov.nt.ca/health/nwt-health-care-plan/extended-health-benefits-seniors-program

Extended Health Benefits for Specified Disease Conditions Program

For more information about the Extended Health Benefits for Specified Disease Conditions Program, please visit:
http://www.hss.gov.nt.ca/health/nwt-health-care-plan/extended-health-benefits-specified-disease-conditions

Blue Advantage

The Blue Advantage program allows Alberta Blue Cross plan members to save on medical, vision care and many other products and services offered by participating providers. Simply present your Alberta Blue Cross card to a participating provider and mention the Blue Advantage program. For more details, please visit www.blueadvantage.ca

Questions?

If you have questions about your government-sponsored program, benefits and claims, please contact Alberta Blue Cross Customer Services at:

Contact information

Edmonton

780-498-8000


Calgary

403-234-9666


Toll free

1-800-661-6995

Billing questions

Edmonton

780-498-5970


Toll free

1-800-498-5970

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