Veteran Affairs (VA)

Veterans are divided into Group A and Group B depending on the nature of their services with the armed forces.    Group A are for those who have been granted a pension from Veterans Affairs with health needs which is directly related to their pensioned condition.  Group B are all other eligible clients who demonstrate health need which is not covered provincial health care program.   
A veteran may qualify for physiotherapy services under Program of Care (POC) #12:  Related Health Services.

Group A Veterans:       

Approval must be obtained from Blue Cross Treatment Authorization Centre (TAC).    Contact number is 1-866-811-6060 (English) and 1-866    812-5050 (French).

Group A & B Veterans:         

Approval must be obtained from Blue Cross Treatment Authorization Centre (TAC).    Contact number is 1-866-811-6060 (English) and 1-866-812-5050 (French)

Group B Veterans:                 

No approval is required from Blue Cross Treatment Authorization Centre (TAC).  To confirm eligibility, please call 1-888-261-4033.

Physician referral is required.    Date as appeared on referral must be on or before date of physiotherapy service.   Blue Cross will not reimburse any service provided before the date of physician referral.     Referral is valid 1 year from the date of issue.