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Fees

While BC Ambulance Service fees are not an insured benefit under the BC Medical Services Plan (MSP) or the Canada Health Act, fees are heavily subsidized for persons with a valid BC Care Card who are covered by MSP (known as MSP Beneficiaries). Fees for non-MSP Beneficiaries represent the unsubsidized cost of providing services.

Legislative Fees Effective October 1, 2007

When BC Ambulance Service is requested to a residence/workplace, but transportation is not required/refused.


$50 flat fee (ground or air)‎

 

When a BC Ambulance is requested and a ‎patient is transported.


$80 flat fee (ground or air)

 

When‎ a BC Ambulance transports a patient between hospitals.


$0

 

‎When a BC Ambulance transports a patient between a facility (e.g. care/residential home) and hospital.


$80 flat fee (ground or air)

 

Persons with no valid BC Care Card (e.g. visitors to BC/non-residens, as well as work related injuries, claims under RCMP, and other federal agencies).


$530 flat fee (ground service)
$2,746 per hour (helicopter)
$7 per statute mile (airplane)‎

 

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