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There are so many things to consider and questions to ask each day:

  • What will the children eat today?
  • What will I eat today?
  • Did I pick up the laundry?
  • Is homework finished?
  • How will I get to where I need to go?
  • Is today THAT day?
  • … and the list goes on

Rest assured the Medical Benefits Scheme has taken the time to ensure your information is properly recorded and saved so you need not wonder if your contributions are being saved or if your payments are being made.  However, if you ever do need to ask that question, we will be more than happy to answer and provide you with the information you desire.

To register, all you need to do is:

For Nationals

  • Passport
    • If you do not have a passport then your Birth Certificate and two government issued identifications will suffice
  • Social Security Card
  • Your old Medical Benefits Card.

For Non-Nationals

  • Passport
  • Social Security Card
  • Proof of legal residency showing time given
  • Work Permit

For Non-National Children

  • Passport
  • If your child is attending school, you will need to provide the appropriate proof/permission s/he is allowed to attend school.
  • Your child would need to had been living in the state of Antigua and Barbuda for a year and would also need proof of legal residence showing the appropriate time given

For Voluntary

(those persons who were working and have since lost their job)

  • Passport
  • Social Security Card

As an eligible member of the Medical Benefits Scheme, you are entitled to a host of benefits inclusive of refunds, indirect financial assistance, and drugs.   Feel free to ask us any question you have, we would be happy to hear from you.

As a business owner, we understand you have many things to consider each day.  We also understand you want the quickest and easiest process possible to enable you to get back to what you love to do – running your business.

Our team of clerks who are knowledgeable of the Act and Regulations, skillfully guide you through the registration process.  Registration happens in a few simple steps, you will need:

For Businesses

  • Your business licence
  • Registration form (this can be filled out at our office or completed before coming in, by downloading from our site, go to our forms page to complete)
  • Passport for the owner (or the next person who is responsible for the business)

Feel free to call our offices if you have any questions; we are eager to hear from you.

Who would not want to enjoy the many benefits that come from being a member of the Medical Benefits Scheme?  We have a myriad to choose from inclusive of our health talks, access to refunds and drugs as well as indirect financial assistance via Mount St. John Medical Centre.

To become eligible for benefits, one would need to have made twenty-six weeks of contributions into the Scheme.  In the case of those individuals who are Voluntarily Registered, one would need to have kept his/her monthly payments up to date so as to not lose his/her eligibility for benefits.

When registering, we make sure the information gathered is accurate with what has been presented and correct with reference to what should be done.  We do this to ensure your account captures the right information is being contributions are being attributed as well as when benefits are being sought.

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