Private Insurers

Private insurers are any organization, which a patient or their employer contracts with, to pay for a portion of a patient’s medical expenses, which include insurance companies such as Great West Life, GMS, Sun Life, etc. Provincial and federal drug plans also may pay for a portion of a patient’s medical expenses, but they publically funded and have their own sub-sections in this website.

Insurance companies or private payors, often utilize adjudicators to process prescriptions and services online. For more information on adjudicators please see online adjudicators.

PAS is a part of the third party payor working group along with the other Provincial associations, organized by the CPhA (Canadian Pharmacists Association).The main goals of the group are to determine issues related to reimbursement of pharmacy benefits that impact the ability to provide quality care, address these issues and improve the working relationship with third party payors (adjudicators, private payors, insurance companies) to achieve these goals. 

What's New

Influenza Immunization Program Reminders

An email was sent out to PAS members on October 31, 2018, reminding them about off-site immunizations and the influenza immunizations fees.

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New One-year Agreement

The provincial government and the Pharmacy Association of Saskatchewan (PAS) have reached a new one-year agreement.

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2018-2019 Influenza Immunization Program

PAS has created a host of support documents once again as pharmacists prepare for the upcoming 2018-2019 Saskatchewan Influenza Immunization Program that will begin Oct 22, 2108, including information for injecting patients age 5-8 and patients living in

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Update on the EpiPen® Shortage

There is a recent update from Pfizer Canada on EpiPen® and EpiPen Jr® auto-injectors.

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