The First Nations Health Authority assumes responsibility for Health Canada’s Non-Insured Health Benefits program on July 2, 2013.
Please join FNHA VP of Health Benefits John Mah for a UBC Learning Circle presentation on the First Nations Health Authority Benefits Program. Learn about how the First Nations Health Authority is preparing for transfer and what the next steps will be towards transforming health benefits for First Nations in British Columbia.
Date: May 2, 2013
Time: 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
Where: Participate by video conference OR online via computer webinar
Registration: Click here to register. *Pre-registration is required to attend this free event*
Who Should Attend?: This event is open to everyone.
About the Presenter
John Mah is the Vice-President of First Nations Health Benefits. A former federal public servant with Health Canada, John has dedicated 16 years of his professional career to the area of First Nations health. He most recently held the position of Director, Non-Insured Health Benefits in Alberta Region.
A registered pharmacist, he received his Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences from the University of Alberta and began his clinical practice in Edmonton. After working a few years in an urban setting, he accepted the challenge of designing, constructing and operating a full service retail pharmacy for Bigstone Cree Nation in Northern Alberta. He is a dedicated husband and father of three children. When not in the office, he enjoys playing hockey, golf and spending time with family and friends.
As VP of Health Benefits, Mr. Mah will lead the transfer of the Non-Insured Health Benefits program to the First Nations Health Authority. Areas of responsibility include: Pharmacy, Dental, Mental Health Benefits, Medical Transportation, Medical Supplies, Provincial Benefits Relationships, and the Health Advocate function. Importantly, John will also oversee the future transformation of NIHB to a First Nations benefit program.
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Click here to view and download the PowerPoint presentation that was shown at this Learning Circle.