Telephone Access, BC
Telephone Access, BC(604) 683-7151
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Phone: (604) 683-7151Toll-free: (800) 663-7100Website: http://www.health.gov.bc.ca/pharmacare/plans/index.html
Mon - Fri, 8 a.m. - 8 p.m. (except statutory holidays); Sat, 8 a.m. - 4 p.m. (except statutory holidays)
Referral required? Yes
The patient's physician must submit an Application for Psychiatric Medication Coverage (HLTH 3497). Physicians' offices can download the application at http://www.health.gov.bc.ca/exforms/mhdforms/3497fil.pdf or request pre-printed copies from the local mental health services centre.
Eligibility restrictions? Yes
Patients must be registered with a mental health services centre and must demonstrate clinical and financial need.
If you or someone in your care has chest pains, difficulty breathing, or severe bleeding, it could be life-threatening. Call 9-1-1 or the local emergency number immediately. If you are concerned about a possible poisoning or exposure to a toxic substance, call Poison Control now at 1-800-567-8911.