Northwest Territories

Northwest Territories Health and Social Services

The Northwest Territories Health Care plan ensures that residents have access to medically necessary hospital and physician services based on need, not ability to pay. All permanent residents of the Northwest Territories are entitled to appropriate health care coverage.

The Alberta Blue Cross is responsible for the administration of prescription drug benefits on behalf of the NWT government. It also administers coverage for the programs Métis Health Benefits, Dental Benefits for Seniors, and Prescription Drug benefits for Specified Disease Conditions.

Department of Health and Social Services
Government of the Northwest Territories
P.O. Box 1320
Yellowknife NT X1A 2L9

Tel.: 1 (800) 661-0830  (Toll free in NWT)

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