Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) –¬†Bulletins

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INTERIM FEDERAL HEALTH PROGRAM

2017

May – New Providers – Registration

May – Existing Providers – Registration

March – Important Information for Pharmacies and Medical Services Providers

February – Important Information for Mental Health Services Providers

2016

December – Important Information¬†–¬†10-digit Unique Client Identifier effective December 15, 2016

November – Policy on Coordination of Benefits

September – Dental Care Providers – Dental Benefit Grid

June – Information for Pharmacies and Medical Services Providers

June – Information for all Supplemental Services Providers

May – Dental Care Providers – Dental Benefit Grid

March – All Providers – IFHP Program Changes – Effective April 1, 2016

February – All Providers – IFHP Program Changes

February – Prescription Drug Program – Saskatchewan


2015

January – Secure Provider Web Portal


2014

December – New Telemedicine and Telemetry Services – Alberta

December – New Telemedicine and Telemetry Services – British Columbia

December – New Telemedicine and Telemetry Services – Manitoba

December – New Telemedicine and Telemetry Services – New Brunswick

December – New Telemedicine and Telemetry Services – Newfoundland

December – New Telemedicine and Telemetry Services – Northwest Territories

December – New Telemedicine and Telemetry Services – Nova Scotia

December – New Telemedicine and Telemetry Services – Ontario

December – New Telemedicine and Telemetry Services – Prince Edward Island

December – New Telemedicine and Telemetry Services – Quebec

December – New Telemedicine and Telemetry Services – Saskatchewan

December – New Telemedicine and Telemetry Services – Yukon

November – All Providers – Temporary Measures for the IFHP

November – Changes to the IFHP Health Care Coverage for Pregnant Women

September – New vaccines added to the Interim Federal Health Program coverage

June – Update to the reimbursement policy for the IFHP prescription drug program in Saskatchewan

May – Changes in the reimbursement policy for the IFHP prescription drug program in Alberta and Nunavut

April – Changes in the reimbursement policy for the IFHP prescription drug program in Saskatchewan

 

2013

December – Changes to the Interim Federal Health Certificate of Eligibility (IFHC) and the Refugee Protection Claimant Document (RPCD)

December – Laboratory and Hospital – New Benefit Code For Molecular, Biochemistry And Cytology Genetic Tests

November – Physicians and Hospitals – Eligibility Verification Policy and Claims Submission Process for Physician Services for Hospitalized Beneficiaries

September – Hospitals -Client Coverage Validation for Hospital Stays

June – Updated Public Health and Public Safety Benefit Grid

June – Hospitals and Laboratories – Expanded Health Coverage, Detainee and Health Care Coverage Benefit Grids

April – Laboratory and Hospital – New Benefit Code for Radiopharmaceuticals

 

2012

September – Program Changes

June – Important Information for Service Providers Concerning Client Eligibility

June – Important information for service providers concerning Coverage changes

June – Hospitals, physicians, nurses, pharmacies and those who provide laboratory, diagnostic services and ambulance services to beneficiaries- Changes to IFHP

June – Important Information for Professionals who provide Services to Detainees

June – Nursing Homes and Institutional Care Facilities – IFHP Changes for Nursing Homes and Institutional Care Facilities (Client Notice Included) – All Provinces

June – Changes announced to the Interim Federal Health Program (IFHP)

February – Interim Federal Health Claim Submission Rules

 

2011

December – Deadline for Claims Submission

November – Vision – Electronic Claims Submission Service

May – Important Advisory for ALL CIC Providers concerning claim submission

May – Changes in IFHP Eligibility Documents

April – All professionals who prescribe medication – Prescription Drug Coverage

January – Revisions To Notice Sent January 17, 2011- Eligibility Criteria and Procedures for reimbursement

January – Pharmacists in Quebec – Information about the IFHP

January – Eligibility Criteria and Procedures for reimbursement

January – Pharmacy Associations -Missing first (given) name or family (sur)name for IFHP clients

January – Dental Associations – Missing first (given) name or family (sur)name for IFHP clients

January – Dental Associations – IFHP Dental Prior Approvals