Information for Nova Scotians

Nova Scotia Pharmacare

Information for Nova Scotians

Nova Scotia provides assistance to eligible residents through various programs with the cost of drugs and devices listed as benefits in the Nova Scotia Formulary.

To obtain program details such as eligibility, benefits, cost, and how to apply, please access each program directly. You will find answers for many of your questions here.

Nova Scotia Pharmacare Programs

Available to Nova Scotians 65 years of age and older.

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Available to anyone with a valid Nova Scotia health card.

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Available to Nova Scotians diagnosed with cancer and an income less than $15,720.

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Available to Nova Scotians and intended for use in end of life care at home.

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Eligibility determined by the Nova Scotia Department of Community Services.

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Benefit Information and Other Resources

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

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Find out if a drug or device is covered by a particular program.

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

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If you have questions or require additional information to help you decide what program is best for you, please call Pharmacare at 902-429-6565 or 1-800-544-6191.

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