Dr. Gerald Luco

1-7120 West Saanich Rd Brentwood Bay B.C. 250- 595-4252 fax 250- 298- 6190

Services Not Covered by the Medical Services Plan (MSP)

updated May 3,, 2023

Most medical treatment is covered by the BC Medical Services Plan. The following items are not covered.. Please contact the office for payment details.

services that are deemed to be not medically required, such as cosmetic surgery;
dental services, except as outlined under benefits;
routine eye examinations for persons 19 to 64 years of age;
eyeglasses, hearing aids, and other equipment or appliances;
prescription drugs (see PharmaCare);
acupuncture, chiropractic, massage therapy, naturopathy, physical therapy and non-surgical podiatry services (except for MSP beneficiaries receiving supplementary benefits);
preventive services and screening tests not supported by evidence of medical effectiveness (for example, routine annual "complete" physical examinations, whole body CT scans, prostate specific antigen (PSA) tests);
services of counsellors or psychologists;
medical examinations, certificates or tests required for:
driving a motor vehicle (except the blue bordered form)
life insurance
school or university
recreational and sporting activities
immigration purposes