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Appeals Process

If a Non-Insured Health Benefit is denied, you can appeal the decision by submitting all supporting documentation including a cover letter in accordance with the following steps (steps cannot be bypassed):

Step 1: Manager, NIHB Program

Step 2: Chief Financial Officer

Step 3: Chief Executive Officer

Step 4: Nisga'a Valley Health Authority Board Level

Supporting documentation and a cover letter must be submitted in each step noted above within 90 days of denial.

Our Mission

NVHA believes in working together with health practitioners, Nisga'a Lisims Government, Village Governments, other funding agencies, and neighbours to share collective knowledge…


Nisga'a Valley Health Authority (NVHA) is committed to improving the health of our people, our communities, and our Nation. Effective health service delivery is key to improving…

Non-Insured Health Benefits

The Non-Insured Health Benefits Program (NIHB) is Health Canada's national, needs-based health benefit program that funds benefit claims for a specified range of drugs, dental…