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:

Crown Publications Inc.
106 Ontario Street
Victoria, B.C.  V8W 1M9

Tel: 250 386-4636
Fax: 250 386-0221
QP LegalEze
PO Box 9452
Stn Prov Govt
Victoria, B.C.  V8W 9V7

Tel: 604 927-2914
Fax: 250 387-1120

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.