B.C. Residents

Under the Medicare Protection Act, enrolment with the Medical Services Plan (MSP) is mandatory for all eligible residents and their dependents.

Eligibility and Enrolment

Learn the definition of a resident, about coverage for dependents, and apply for enrolment in MSP.


MSP covers the cost of  medically required services provided by physicians and supplementary health care practitioners. Learn more about benefits provided by MSP as well as the services that are excluded.


Premiums are required by MSP. Learn about payment options available to you, including premium assistance

Personal Health Identification

Learn about your BC Services Card or Care Card, a unique lifetime identifier for health care

Managing your MSP Account

It is important to keep your account information accurate and up-to-date. Learn how to make changes to your MSP account, including an address change, permanent move outside B.C. or adding or removing family members from your MSP account.

Contact Us

If you have questions about your eligibility, how to enrol, changes to your account or MSP benefits, please contact Health Insurance BC.

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