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     Monday, September 01, 2014
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Saskatchewan residents with valid Saskatchewan Health coverage may be eligible for Drug Plan benefits. Costs of prescriptions vary depending on the type of benefits individuals receive.

The Saskatchewan Drug Plan has a number of strategies in place to help stretch the health care funds available for drugs.

Steps to increase awareness of appropriate use and reduce misuse.

Benefits for low-income working families

Website containing the list of the prescription drugs approved for coverage under the Drug Plan, information, and downloadable content.

Recipients of income supplement programs also receive some health benefits.

The Special Support Program is designed to help those whose drug costs are high in relation to their income.

Purpose

The Drug Plan was established to:

  • Provide coverage to Saskatchewan residents for quality pharmaceutical products of proven therapeutic effectiveness;
  • Reduce the direct cost of prescription drugs to Saskatchewan residents;
  • Reduce the cost of drug materials; and
  • Encourage the rational use of prescription drugs.

Saskatchewan residents with valid Saskatchewan Health coverage may be eligible for Drug Plan benefits. The cost of prescriptions vary depending on the type of benefits individuals receive. 

Residents whose health services are covered under First Nations & Inuit Health, Health Canada, Department of Veteran Affairs, Royal Canadian Mounted Police, Canadian Forces, Worker's Compensation and federal penitentiaries are not eligible for Drug Plan benefits under Saskatchewan Health.

Related Documents

Brochure on the Drug Plan benefits.

drug-plan-benefits.pdf  ( 73.2 KB )

Brochure on Family Health benefits.

Related Links

Providing coverage to Saskatchewan residents for quality pharmaceutical products of proven therapeutic effectiveness.

Branch responsible for Drug Plans.

The Pharmaceutical Information Program (PIP) will improve the health of Saskatchewan residents, by providing authorized health care professionals with confidential access to patient medication records.

If you bought a prescription drug from a pharmacy in another province or territory, you may submit the original receipt to the Saskatchewan Drug Plan and Extended Benefits Branch.

Benefits available to assist people with long term disabilities or illnesses in leading more independent and active lifestyles.


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