Through the HealthLink BC, Yukoners can access information about prescription and over the counter medications.
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.