Alberta Health Insurances and Benefits

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Alberta Health Care Insurance

You need a health care card to get government-paid healthcare services. 

Alberta Blue Cross Non-Group Coverage

Extended health benefits for individuals or families offer help with the cost of unexpected illness, accidents, or medical conditions. Government subsidies are available for low-income families.

  • Call 403-234-9666 in Calgary

Alberta Child Health Benefit

An extended government -paid health benefit for children in low-income families

  • Call toll-free 1-877-469-5437

Alberta Adult Health Benefit

An extended government-paid health benefit for adults (pregnant women or people with ongoing prescription drug needs) with low-income.

  • Call toll-free 1-877-469-5437

Seniors Health Benefits Provided by Alberta Government

The Alberta Government has a list of Health benefits specifically available for Seniors living in Alberta.  Please click below to find the list and details of the benefits. Or try out the Seniors Benefit Estimator Tool!

Oral Health Assistance Programs – Alberta Health Services

Pregnancy Services and Programs – Alberta Health Services

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Disclaimer: This material is not a substitute for the advice of a qualified health professional. This material is intended for general information only and is provided on an “as is”, “where is” basis. Although reasonable efforts were made to confirm the accuracy of the information, Alberta Health Services does not make any representation or warranty, express, implied or statutory, as to the accuracy, reliability, completeness, applicability or fitness for a particular purpose of such information. Alberta Health Services expressly disclaims all liability for the use of these materials, and for any claims, actions, demands or suits arising from such use.  Last updated August 2022