Information for Pharmacists and Medical Suppliers

Quick Index

Agreements between the Ministry of Health and BC Pharmacies

BC Services Card

Drug Supply Issues

Benefit Information—Drugs and Medical Supplies

Drug coverage decisions

    • whetherPharmaCare covers a specific drug
    • how drug coverage decisions are made
    • how you can provide input into those decisions
    • why and when a coverage decision was made
    • how manufacturers can request that a drug be considered for PharmaCare coverage

Prescription drugs and vaccines

Non-drug products and medical supplies

Vaccine Resources for Pharmacists

PharmaCare Policies, Procedures, Guides and Forms

General policies

Specific policies

PharmaNet Access

PharmaCare Publications and Reports


  • PharmaCare Newsletters—Get all the news on PharmaCare policies, drug coverage, audit issues, etc. 
  • PharmaNet Bulletins—News and procedures related to PharmaNet, the province-wide prescription claim processing network that links community pharmacies, hospital pharmacies and other health care providers to a central set of databases at the Ministry of Health.
  • Newsletter/Bulletin Notification Service—Receive an e-mail whenever a PharmaCare Newsletter or PharmaNet Bulletin is published.
  • See our Patient Information section for information sheets on Fair PharmaCare, the Prosthetics and Orthotics Program, the BC Palliative Care Benefits Program and other topics.


Studies and Reviews