The AMFH program enabled eligible Albertans with diabetes to access limited funding for diabetes management supplies, this program has ended.

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The Canadian Diabetes Association regrets to inform you that the Alberta Monitoring for Health (AMFH) program has been discontinued as of April 1, 2015.

Given that there are alternative supplementary benefit programs in place that provide coverage for qualifying Albertans, based on best-practice, Alberta Health has made the decision not to continue funding the Canadian Diabetes Association for the administration and delivery of the AMFH program.

The following is a list of alternative programs for which you may be eligible:

  • Alberta Adult Health Benefit Program – covers qualifying individuals between the ages of 18 and 64 years, for further information please call the Alberta Supports Contact Centre, 1-877-644-9992 or in Edmonton phone 780-644-9992;
  • Alberta Child Health Benefit Program – covers qualifying children and youth under the age of 18 years, or up to age 20 years of age if living at home and attending high school. For further information please call Alberta Supports Contact Centre, 1-877-644-9992 or in Edmonton phone 780-644-9992;
  • Alberta Seniors Benefit Program – covers qualifying individuals 65 years of age or older. For further information please call the Alberta Supports Contact Centre, 1-877-644-9992 or in Edmonton phone 780-644-9992;
  • Alberta Blue Cross Non-Group Coverage – is available to all Alberta residents under 65 years of age and their dependants. Subsidized rates are available to those who qualify. For further information please call toll-free 1-800-661-6995;
  • Insulin Pump Therapy Program – provides funding for the cost of insulin pumps and pump supplies for Alberta residents with Type 1 Diabetes that meet eligibility and clinical criteria. For further information please call Health Link Alberta, 1-866-408-5465, in Calgary phone 403-943-5465 or in Edmonton phone 780-408-5465.