Government of Alberta

Ministry of Health - Alberta Adult Health Benefit


Description
Covers health benefits for Albertans in low-income households who are pregnant or have high ongoing prescription drug needs.

Service offers:

  • health benefit coverage to Albertans in low-income households who are pregnant or have high ongoing prescription drug needs

Provides coverage for:

  • prescription drugs
  • dental care
  • eye exams and glasses
  • emergency ambulance services
  • essential diabetic supplies
  • essential over-the-counter medications

This health plan includes children who are 18 or 19 years old if they are living at home and attending high school.

Eligibility
Yes, Service targeted to individuals who:
  • live in Alberta
  • are Canadian citizens or have permanent resident status in Canada
  • are not receiving health benefits from other government programs
  • and meet the program income criteria
May include those who:
  • are pregnant
  • or have high ongoing prescription drug needs
  • or are leaving the Income Support or Assured Income for the Severely Handicapped (AISH) programs due to excess income from employment, self-employment, or the Canada Pension Plan Disability program benefits
Additional eligibility criteria may apply.
Application Process
Service Access: Application Required, To access service:
  • visit website for more information or application form
Referral Process: No

Waiting Period: No,
Toll Free
1-877-469-5437
Telephone
780-427-6848
Fax
1-855-415-8386 (Toll Free)
Fax
780-415-8386
Web Site
https://www.alberta.ca/alberta-adult-health-benefit.aspx
Fees
Fee: No
Fee Reduction: No
Membership Fee: No
Accessibility
Wheelchair access: Yes - Other disabled access: N/A -
Legal Status
Provincial Government
Topic(s)
Last Updated On
January 22, 2019
Hours of Operation
Mon
08:15 AM - 04:30 PM
Tue
08:15 AM - 04:30 PM
Wed
08:15 AM - 04:30 PM
Thu
08:15 AM - 04:30 PM
Fri
08:15 AM - 04:30 PM