R42 - Personal Health Number (PHN) Lookup


This business service will return the Personal Health Numbers (PHNs) associated with a particular contract. The MSP group and contract numbers are entered and the business service returns the PHN.

This transaction is available to MSP Group Plan Administrators.


This business service allows the employer to retrieve the PHN for their employee or dependent, so they can submit another business service to update, or inquire against, that PHN.


Access to this business service requires Ministry of Health approval and a signed Data Access Agreement (DAA), or Service Level Agreement (SLA), between the organization and the ministry.

Contact Information

This business service is available through the ministry's web application. To register for access, please contact Data Access Services at HLTH.HNETConnection@gov.bc.ca. The Ministry of Health HelpDesk is available at 250-952-1234.

This business service is also available for integrated software development. For more information on integrated software development, review the integration process page, or e-mail Conformance and Integration Services at HLTH.CISSupport@gov.bc.ca.


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