Medical Services Plan (MSP)
British Columbia's Medical Services Plan is a health insurance plan that pays for medically required services of physicians and surgeons and for dental or oral surgery when medically required to be performed in a hospital.
Residents of British Columbia are eligible and are required to enrol themselves and their dependents with MSP.
For a full overview of MSP and the programs and services it covers:
Do you qualify for MSP? Want to know how to enrol, change your coverage, or cancel your MSP?
- See the Eligibility and Enrolment page on the MSP website.
For a list of MSP forms, see:
MSP Supplementary Benefits provide partial payment for certain medical services obtained in B.C. and may provide access to other income-based programs.
To find out if you are eligible for Supplementary Benefits:
- See the Supplementary Benefits page
Medical Services Only (MSO)
If you stopped receiving B.C. income assistance or disability assistance at age 65, and you now receive federal income support, you may be eligible for the Medical Services Only (MSO) program.
MSO provides time-limited health benefits, such as:
• PharmaCare coverage with no deductible,
• basic dental and optical, and
• other approved medical supports.
To learn more, go to: