The FNHA will join BC PharmaCare, becoming part of the provincial drug benefits insurance program.
The transition to PharmaCare is part of an overall plan to bring decision-making about health benefits closer to home and into the of hands of First Nations people. Bringing the program home to BC is our first step in improving it. The FNHA PharmaCare plan will be a fully paid plan and BC PharmaCare will be the first payer for FNHA clients. Key benefits of this transition include:
- Starting October 1, 2017, PharmaCare will take over processing prescriptions for all FNHA clients to better support them in meeting their wellness goals.
Find out more about the move to PharmaCare and how we can prepare clients, health care providers and staff for the impending change.
Everyone is welcome to participate:
Staff, students, healthcare workers, community…
Date: Thursday, September 21, 2017
Time: 10:00 am – 11:30am (PST)
Place: Participate live via video conference OR computer webinar.
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Registration: Registration is required to participate
About the Presenters:
Ah-jeh-ma-thot Davis McKenzie is from the Tla’Amin First Nation. He leads, plans and executes FNHA’s internal and external communications and social marketing strategies; and directs and oversees policies, programs and procedures in the areas of communications, marketing communication, media relations, public affairs, brand management and content management for external website and social media platforms. Davis is currently completing his masters in Communication Management at McMaster University.
Darren McKnight – Director, Benefit Management at the First Nations Health Authority. Darren has been with the FNHA for two years and he is leading the FNHA’s transition of prescription drug coverage to BC PharmaCare. In addition, Darren has responsibility for managing benefit policy for the First Nations Health Benefit program and the delivery of FNHA’s Oral Health program. Darren has a MBA from UBC’s Sauder School of Business.
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