Treatment Coverage Across Canada

Treatment Coverage Across CanadaTreatment coverage across Canada is decided upon by each province and territory. This means that not only can treatments vary, and be compared to each other, but treatment coverage may vary from location to location as well.

This page is a quick summary of what hepatitis C treatments are covered, in some form or another, by the different provinces and territories across Canada. The links within the table below will take you to information about the treatments and to information about BC PharmaCare treatment coverage.

Also, towards the bottom of this page, there are links to information about clinics outside of BC. There are also additional resources about hepatitis C treatment coverage outside of BC.

Treatment Coverage Across Canada

Daklinza (daclatasvir) Epclusa (sofosbuvir/ velpatasvir) Galexos (simeprevir) with Pegylated Interferon with Ribavirin (PR) Harvoni (ledipasvir and sofosbuvir) Holkira Pak (ombitasvir / paritaprevir / ritonavir + dasabuvir) +/- Ribavirin Sovaldi (sofosbuvir) with PR Sovaldi (sofosbuvir) with Ribavirin Sunvepra (asunaprevir) Zepatier (elbasvir / grazoprevir) Pegylated Interferon with Ribavirin (PR) Ribavirin (taken with Sovaldi)
Genotype 3 Genotype 1-6 Genotype 1a/b Genotype 1a/b Genotype 1a/b Genotype 1a/b Genotype 2, 3 Genotype 1b Genotype 1, 4 Genotype 2-6 Genotype 2, 3
British Columbia Covered in Some Form Covered in Some Form Covered in Some Form Yes Yes Yes Covered in Some Form Covered in Some Form Yes Yes
Alberta Covered in Some Form Yes Yes Yes Covered in Some Form Covered in Some Form Covered in Some Form Yes
Manitoba Covered in Some Form Covered in Some Form Covered in Some Form Covered in Some Form Covered in Some Form Covered in Some Form Yes
New Brunswick Covered in Some Form Covered in Some Form Covered in Some Form Covered in Some Form Covered in Some Form Covered in Some Form Yes
Newfoundland and Labrador Covered in Some Form Covered in Some Form Covered in Some Form Covered in Some Form Covered in Some Form Covered in Some Form Yes
Northwest Territories Covered in Some Form Covered in Some Form Covered in Some Form Covered in Some Form Covered in Some Form Covered in Some Form Yes
Nova Scotia Covered in Some Form Covered in Some Form Covered in Some Form Covered in Some Form Covered in Some Form Covered in Some Form Yes
Nunavut Covered in Some Form
Covered in Some Form
Covered in Some Form Covered in Some Form Covered in Some Form Covered in Some Form Yes
Ontario Covered in Some Form Covered in Some Form Covered in Some Form Covered in Some Form Covered in Some Form Covered in Some Form Covered in Some Form Covered in Some Form Covered in Some Form Not Listed Yes
Prince Edward Island Not Listed Not Listed Covered in Some Form Not Listed Not Listed Covered in Some Form Yes
Quebec Covered in Some Form Covered in Some Form Covered in Some Form Covered in Some Form Covered in Some Form Covered in Some Form Covered in Some Form Yes
Saskatchewan Covered in Some Form Covered in Some Form Covered in Some Form Covered in Some Form Covered in Some Form Covered in Some Form Covered in Some Form Covered in Some Form Covered in Some Form Covered in Some Form Yes
Yukon Covered in Some Form Covered in Some Form Covered in Some Form Covered in Some Form Covered in Some Form Covered in Some Form Yes
Not listed means that that province’s program that helps residents with the cost of prescription drugs doesn’t help cover the cost of that treatment. Some of the lines for treatments are incomplete. The information for these treatments is on the verge of changing but may not have been officially approved/announced yet. This chart will be updated as soon as they are.

Further Links and Resources

The Treatment Map is a comprehensive online tool to empower people living with HIV and HCV to interactively access information on medication treatment options currently available in Canada, as well as medications and new discoveries presently being developed.

Our Comparing Hep C Treatments page compares hep C treatments covered by BC PharmaCare. It includes information about the approved treatments as well as information about their BC PharmaCare coverage.

HCV-411.ca – Find HIV and hepatitis C services near you
The directory includes information about HIV and HCV services across Canada.

Contact us at hepctip@pacifichepc.org for more information.

Page last updated April 4, 2017.