Medicare Protection Act and Regulations
The Medical Services Plan (MSP) is administered under the Medicare Protection Act and Regulations (1996). Crown Publications Inc. is the sales agent for all B.C. legislation.
Only the printed version issued by the Queen's Printer is the official version. Copies of the official version of the Medicare Protection Act and the Medical and Health Care Services Regulation (B.C. Reg 426/97) may be obtained from:
Electronic versions of the legislation are also available online:
Collection and Use of Personal Information
Personal information is collected under the authority of the Medicare Protection Act and is used to determine eligibility for Ministry of Health programs available to residents of B.C. This information is protected and accessible under the Freedom of Informationand Protection of Privacy Act and is treated with the utmost confidentiality. Questions about the collection and use of personal information can be directed to MSP's Claims Services.