January 1, 2017 Benefit Amendment - PS/GE SGEU and CUPE 600-3 or 600-5 Employees

Effective January 1, 2017, the Vision Care benefit (glasses and contact lenses) under the Extended Health Care Plan Group Policy #168850 (PS/GE SGEU and CUPE 600-3 or 600-5 employees) will increase from $200.00 per insured person every two calendar years to $300.00 per insured person every two calendar years.

This benefit amendment applies to eligible Vision Care claims incurred on or after January 1, 2017.

Public Employees Extended Health Care Plan

For Employees and Retirees


These Plans provide protection and security in meeting health care needs. Providing coverage of certain medical services and supplies given or ordered by a physician not reimbursed from the provincial medical plan. This applies to certain services and supplies that are not reimbursed or are partially reimbursed from the provincial medical plan.

 

 

Benefits of Direct Deposit

To help ensure prompt delivery of your benefit payment under the Extended Health Care Plan, you may wish to consider Direct Deposit as a convenient service.

With Direct Deposit, you can have your benefit cheques automatically deposited to your bank account at no extra cost. There are no delays due to mail disruptions, lost or stolen cheques and no need to deposit your cheques in person. To sign up for direct deposit, have your bank account information handy and either:

Fax: (204)946-4699
Email: Grp.ElecEnrollment@gwl.ca

If you would like deposits made to your chequing account, include a copy of a cheque marked “void”. If you would like deposits made to your savings account, contact your institution for your Transit Number, Institution Number and Account Number.


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