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Old October 15th, 2009, 05:11 PM
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Originally Posted by AIS
Not quite correct on Canadian Medicare. Your Provincial MCP number is valid in all provinces, you will not be denied medical care for a doctor visit or emerg services as long as your card is valid and you have it in person. I had on occasion had medical services in other provinces and it wasn't an issue. . In my case Ontario billed Nova Scotia for my medical services.

For visits outside the country, get private medical insurance(Blue Cross etc)
A lot depends on which province . Most provinces have there own rules.
In BC , companies like Blue Cross are the admin's for the provincal plan.
All charges go to them and they then bill the BC MSP .
They also deal with the extended benefits that they provide to
different companies.
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