Interim Federal Health Program

Refugees

Eligibility Procedures - Letter from Medavie Blue Cross Jan 2016

PROCEDURES DURING THE TWO BUSINESS DAYS FOLLOWING ISSUANCE OF IFHP ELIGIBILITY

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This federal program came into effect on August 31, 2016. The program provides within Canada,limited, temporary coverage of health-care benefits to resettled refugees, refugee claimants, and certain others who are not eligible for provincial or territorial health insurance. Prior to arrival in Canada, the program provides coverage for certain pre-departure medical services to refugees coming to Canada for resettlement.