The Yukon Pharmacare program will pay the total costs of the lowest priced generics of all prescription drugs listed in the Yukon Pharmacare Formulary, including the dispensing fee.

Certain non-prescription drugs and goods are also covered by the program such as:

  • compounds used in the control of heart disease; nitroglycerin, preparations, digoxin and other digitalis related products;
  • anti-inflammatory drugs, analgesics, used for the symptomatic relief of arthritic conditions; and
  • insulin syringes.

The Pharmacare and Extended Health Benefits programs are designed to assist registered senior citizens with the cost of prescription drugs, dental care, eye care, and medical-surgical supplies and equipment.