Media releases | April 20, 2022

The UCP government kicked 40,126 Albertans off their provincial medical plans for drug coverage, according to a new report.

The NDP said the Alberta Health Care Insurance Plan Statistical Supplement shows exactly how many Albertans lost prescription drug coverage when the province changed the Alberta Seniors Drug Benefit in 2019 to remove dependents, mostly impacting women and dependent grandchildren.

Previously, the program covered both seniors and their dependents. Read more →