In accordance with the Canada Health Act, Alberta has a publicly administered and funded health care system that guarantees Albertans receive universal access to medically necessary hospital and health care services. All new and returning Alberta residents must register for Alberta Health Care Insurance Plan (AHCIP) coverage to receive insured hospital and physician services.
Visit the Government Alberta website to learn about the AHCIP, how to get registered for coverage of insured hospital and physician services in Alberta and Canada, forms, updates Alberta Health Care Insurance Plan (AHCIP).
Apply for health care coverage in Alberta
All new and returning residents must apply for Alberta Health Care Insurance Plan coverage.
Contact the Alberta Health Care Insurance Plan office
Ask questions about Alberta’s health care insurance plan, send your completed forms, update your information or get a replacement card.
Update your Alberta Health Care Insurance Plan account
Update your AHCIP account when your contact information changes or with important life events like university, marriage, babies and more.
Forms for Alberta Health Care Insurance Plan and Blue Cross
Forms to apply, change or update account information for AHCIP and Alberta Blue Cross, or request a Statement of Benefits Paid.
Health care services covered in Alberta
Learn what health services are covered by the Alberta Health Care Insurance Plan (AHCIP) and what services are not covered.
Health care services covered outside Alberta
Learn about health coverage outside the province and how to submit claims.