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Program: Travel Assistance Program

Agency: Ministry of Health

Resource Number: 17640359
Alternate name: TAP BC

Provides assistance with some of the transportation costs for eligible BC residents who must travel within the province for non-emergency, physician-referred specialist medical care not available in their own community.

The program is coordinated by the Ministry of Health and the transportation partners who agree to waive or discount their regular fees. The program does not provide direct financial assistance to patients for travel costs.

Program Phones:
1-800-661-2668TAP Program
604-683-7151General Enquiries
1-800-663-7100Toll free

Website: www2.gov.bc.ca/gov/content?id=73E82081B6C94982BAA90D785535EFF6

Program Information
Mailing Address: PO Box 9637, STN Prov Govt, Victoria, BC V9W 9P1
Service Area:
Defined coverage area:
BC -Provincewide

Program Delivery
Eligibility: BC residents enrolled in the Medical Services Plan (MSP); must have a referral from a physician or nurse practitioner for MSP insured specialist medical services which are not available locally; and travel expenses must not be covered by third party insurance, such as an employer plan, extended medical plan, Insurance Corporation of BC, WorkSafeBC or a federal government program.
Languages: English
Application Process: See website for more information and how to complete the application process.
Service Area:
Defined coverage area:
BC -Provincewide

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