August 9, 2019
Dear Members of the British Columbia Society of Respiratory Therapy,
Re: Communication from First Nations Health Authority Regarding Upcoming Changes to First Nations Health Benefits Program
Pacific Blue Cross to Administer Medical Supplies & Equipment Benefits for First Nations Health Authority Clients in BC as of September 16, 2019
On September 16, Pacific Blue Cross will become the new third-party Medical Supplies & Equipment benefits administrator for First Nations Health Authority (FNHA) clients. As of that date, claims for FNHA clients must be submitted to Pacific Blue Cross rather than the Indigenous Services Canada Non-Insured Health Benefits program.
Health care practitioners supporting FNHA clients in obtaining medical supplies and equipment can visit pac.bluecross.ca/provider for more information on eligible benefits.
Published in collaboration with First Nations Health Authority,
BCSRT Board of Directors
TRU Respiratory Therapy and BCSRT are Proud to Present:
The First Annual Respiratory Therapy Evidence Based Practice in Primary Health Care Conference at Thompson Rivers University
Information and Registration: https://www.tru.ca/science/diplomas-certificates/rt/rt-conference.html
This comprehensive conference will offer an opportunity for professionals to gather and discuss applicable and theoretical research, clinical evidence and modern technologies in respiratory therapy and primary practice.
We welcome your thoughts and ideas and hope your attendance at our conference will serve to further stimulate your enthusiasm as we work together towards a better understanding of respiratory therapy evidence-based practice in primary health care.
Registration is now available online. There will also be an opportunity for on-site registration Thursday evening and Saturday morning in the Campus Activity Centre.