Information on Interim Federal Health IFH) for Refugee Claimants & List of providers

The Interim Federal Health Program (IFHP) provides limited, temporary coverage of health-care benefits to people in the following groups who aren’t eligible for provincial or territorial health insurance

  • protected persons, including resettled refugees;
  • refugee claimants; and
  • certain other groups.

Refugee claimants found eligible for the Interim Federal Health Program (IFHP) are entitled to receive short-term healthcare coverage funded by the Government of Canada.

This info sheet describes what services are covered under the Interim Federal Health Program.

Service providers may also find this tool on the Blue Cross / Medivae website useful. The tool lists health providers registered with the IFH program in each province and territory:

Search IFHP Providers