Information for Health Care and Industry Professionals

Nova Scotia Pharmacare

Information for Health Care and Industry Professionals

Nova Scotia Pharmacare prepares and provides several resources for health care and industry professionals to allow the province’s public drug plans to be managed, administered, and delivered in accordance with legislation, regulation, policy, and program requirements.

New documents are posted and existing documents are updated on a regular basis. Check regularly to ensure you are referencing the most current information.

Program Information and Resources

Read common questions and answers about Pharmacare Program benefits and reimbursement.

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View, search, and download the detailed list of drugs and supplies, including reimbursement levels, which are Pharmacare Program benefits.

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Find out if a service is covered by a particular program.

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Find criteria for coverage of exception status drugs and forms for exception status drug requests.

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Stay current with monthly updates of new interchangeable products approved and their benefit status.

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Stay current with Nova Scotia Formulary and Pharmacare Program updates.

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Pharmacare Reimbursement Forms

Locate reimbursement forms commonly used by pharmacies to submit to the Pharmacare Programs.
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Expert Committees

Understand drug reviews, benefit status, and addressing  drug utilization issues.

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Learn more about the authority and framework of the Nova Scotia Pharmacare Programs.

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