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.
View, search, and download the detailed list of drugs and supplies, including reimbursement levels, which are Pharmacare Program benefits.
Find comprehensive Program information and policies relevant to pharmacists and pharmacy providers.
Manufacturer price change requests are to be submitted using the Price Change Form.
Find criteria for coverage of exception status drugs and forms for exception status drug requests.
Stay current with monthly updates of new interchangeable products approved and their benefit status.
Stay current with Nova Scotia Formulary and Pharmacare Program updates.
Locate reimbursement forms commonly used by pharmacies to submit to the Pharmacare Programs.
Understand drug reviews, benefit status, and addressing drug utilization issues.
Learn more about the authority and framework of the Nova Scotia Pharmacare Programs.