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Health care insurance plan

Yukon Health Care Insurance Plan (YHCIP) provides coverage for medical services for all Yukon residents. Coverage, eligibility, renewal, temporary absence from Yukon, lost card, and other information.

Please carry your Yukon Health Care Card with you at all times.

You must present it to;

  • the physician and/or
  • hospital

each time you need insured  hospital or physician services.

This shows you are entitled to receive health care services in the Yukon.

The cost of providing these services to Yukoners is met through the general revenues of the territory.

You pay no premiums.

New to Yukon

If you are new to the Yukon, or have questions regarding your Yukon Health Care Card please call 867-667-5209 or 1-800-661-0408 ext. 5209 (toll free within Yukon), or stop by the Insured Health Services office at 204 Lambert Street (4th floor) in Whitehorse to fill in an application and register with Yukon Insured Health.

You must register in person.

Moved within Yukon or changed phone numbers?

Have you recently moved or have your phone numbers changed?  Insured Health Services needs to have your updated address and phone number. This information is used to contact you regarding your health care, and will ensure your Yukon health care coverage remains active and continuous. You can email us at or call 867-667-5209. Please have your Yukon health care card number handy.

Apply for the Yukon Health Care Insurance Plan (YHCIP)

If you are a Yukon resident, you can apply to the Yukon Health Care Insurance Plan to get health care in the territory.

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Information on insured physician and hospital services

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The Yukon Health Care Insurance plan provides coverage for medically required hospital and medical services, and certain dental-surgical procedures.

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Temporary absence from Yukon

If you will be away from Yukon for three months or more, you must fill out a Temporary Absence form.

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Contact info

Health care insurance plan

Phone: 867-667-5209

Toll Free (Yukon, Nunavut and NWT); 1-800-661-0408 ext. 5209

Fax: 867-393-6486

Mailing Address:

Health care insurance plan (H-2)
Health & Social Services, Government of Yukon
Box 2703
Whitehorse, Yukon  Y1A 2C6

Location: 4th Floor, Financial Plaza | 204 Lambert St. | Whitehorse, Yukon [map]


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