IRCC Minister Transition Binder 2019: Migration Health


IRCC is the Government of Canada lead on migration health-related issues

IRCC helps protect public health and the healthcare system

IRCC administers the Interim Federal Health Program

Health Screening

Immigration Medical Exams

Panel Physicians

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Assessing Results

Danger to Public Health

Danger to Public Safety

Excessive Demand on Health or Social Services

Outcomes (2017)

Interim Federal Health Program

In-Canada Interim Federal Health Program Process

Claims Administration Modernization Project 


The cost of the Interim Federal Health Program has been increasing year over year, aligning with increases of beneficiaries.

Interim Federal Health Program costs
2016-2017 2018-2019
Expenditures $74,300,000 $162,700,000 (estimated)
Beneficiaries 130,000 219,000

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