The Nova Scotia Medical Services Insurance (MSI) Plan is the provincial plan for all Nova Scotia residents. It provides coverage for most of your basic healthcare.
To qualify, you must be a Canadian citizen or permanent resident that makes his or her home in Nova Scotia. You must also be in the province for 183 days each year and register with MSI. Certain exceptions apply.Opens a new website in a new window
Personal health insurance can help supplement your coverage where you need it most.
Government health coverage varies from province-to-province. Let’s build a plan so you and your family are protected.
These highlights from the Nova Scotia Medical Services Insurance Plan are for general reference only and are subject to change, corrections and updates. Other government programs may also be available. For more information on the latest coverage details, contact:
Department of Health and Wellness
P.O. Box 488
Halifax, NS B3J 2R8
Toll-free in Nova Scotia: 800-387-6665
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Last updated: March 2021