Health & Welfare


When you qualify you will be enrolled in the Medical Services Plan of BC (MSP) provided you have completed the required MSP form.

Medical Services Plan (MSP) premiums were eliminated January 1, 2020.  Although premiums have been eliminated, enrolment in MSP remains mandatory for all British Columbia residents.

  • Members currently registered with MSP thru our plan will remain registered with our Group MSP account.
  • New members can register for MSP as part of our Group MSP by completing the MSP form at our office when applying for benefits, OR
  • Alternatively, members can choose to register for MSP with Health Insurance BC (HIBC) as an individual by registering for MSP through the website.

Frequently Asked Questions

If my coverage terminates under the Welfare Plan, how do I continue my MSP coverage?

You can apply to the Medical Services Plan of BC for transfer to their individual plan. They will advise you as to what options are available to you. Your application to transfer to an individual plan must be within 30 days of termination of coverage from the Local 213 Electrical Workers’ Welfare Plan Group MSP coverage.