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3 reasons to stick with your student Plan: on your smartphone!
1 Most plans don’t offer coverage for vaccinations, travel, or vision,
but your student Plan covers those benefits—and for much less! Search Studentcare mobile download
the app
on the App Store or Google Play to
2 You can combine plans to maximize your overall coverage— download the app now.
up to 100%.
3 Your parent’s insurance plan could stop covering you completely
if you’re a part-time student over 21 or a full-time student
over 25. SAVe MORE MONEY!
when can i change my coverage? Get access to special offers on health-care services when visiting
professionals from the Massage Therapy, Chiropractic, Physiotherapy,
Vision, Psychology, Pharmacy, and Dental Networks.
May students (enrolments and opt outs): May 2 – 23, 2018
July students (enrolments and opt outs): Jun. 25 – Jul. 11, 2018 Exclusive savings from Network Partners
September students (enrolments and opt outs): AUG. 24 – sEPT. 21, 2018 STUDENT HEALTH &
January students (enrolments and opt outs): Jan. 4 – 25, 2019 massage therapy, chiropractic,
and physiotherapy:
family enrolments pt health network clinics offer health plan members a 20% discount
on massage therapy, chiropractic, and physiotherapy services. Coverage information for students beginning
You can enrol your family (spouse and /or dependent children) DENTAL CARE: their studies in the following intake periods:
each year by paying an additional fee, over and above your fee 30% OFF DENTAL SERVICES, INCLUDING CHECKUPS, CLEANINGS, AND FILLINGS
as a member of the Plan. Common law and same-sex couples
May 2018 September 2018
are eligible. Visit for instructions. July 2018 January 2019
add one dependant for V ISIO N vision specialists
$618.58 $50 off 30% off We’ve got you covered
for full-year coverage  per eye on Standard LASIK* prescription eyeglasses, up to $75

add unlimited dependantS for

$100 off Discounts on eye exams
$913.51 per eye on Custom lasik* and contact lenses

for full-year coverage  *Certain conditions apply

Enrolments are for 12 months of coverage (the student year),

starting on the first day of the first month of the student’s first term
of study.
with coupon code Studentcare18:* preferred rates on
50-minute adult therapy
OPTING OUT 10% off or coaching    s essions
contact lenses

1 Use the secure online opt-out processing system at 25% off to opt out of the health eyeglasses (excluding oakley
and Arnette brands) Exclusive savings on your prescription
portion, the dental portion, or the Plan in its entirety. drug costs at participating locations*

Upload proof of your alternative health and/or dental coverage

2 *Please note: The information contained
20% off select regularly priced
in this guide may be subject to change.
(such as a copy of your benefits card or a letter from your Check
Rexall Brand non-prescription
parent’s or spouse’s employer). Provincial health care is not for the most up-to-date Plan information.
*Certain conditions apply
considered acceptable alternative coverage.
3 Receive a credit to your student account shortly after
the Change-of-Coverage Period.
all you need to know HEALTH & DENTAL PLAN benefits
about your plan
health – over $10,000 dental – up to $800
what is a health and dental plan?
Insured Portion* Studentcare Dental Network Savings
•Extended health and dental coverage that fills the gaps in provincial
health care and other basic health-care programs Preventive basic Services Basic Services
Per Visit / Per Student
Health Coverage Purchase Year services Fillings, Endodontics
•Service provided by your students’ association, the GSA, and administered Recall exams, oral surgery (root canals),
cleanings, scaling** periodontics
by Studentcare, the leading provider of student health and dental plans Prescription Drugs  up to (gum treatments)
in Canada $4,000
Who’s covered? PSYCHOLOGIST 100% $400 total 30% total 30% total
coverage: coverage: coverage:
All eligible full-time graduate students who are registered in classes REGISTERED MASSAGE THERAPIST
100% 90% 80%

combined maximum of $325

are automatically covered by the GSA Health & Dental Plan for Requires a referral from an MD. 100% 70% 60% 50%
12 months of coverage (your student year), starting on the first day
of the first month of your first term of study: PODIATRIST/CHIROPODIST
Covers consultation appointments only. 100% Major denture
• May students: May 1, 2018 – April 30, 2019 Restorative maintenance
Crowns, pins, posts
• July students: July 1, 2018 – June 30, 2019 Chiropractor 100%
• September students: Sept. 1, 2018 – Aug. 31, 2019
• January students: Jan. 1 – Dec. 31, 2019 SPEECH THERAPIST
100% 30%
Requires a referral from an MD. total total
coverage: coverage:
Certain exceptions exist. Please check your student account to confirm 80% 50%
70% 70%
if you’ve been charged the Plan fees. Naturopath
Covers consultation appointments only. 100%
The following students may be eligible to enrol themselves in the Plan: *You’re covered for the insured portion of your Plan regardless of the dentist
Osteopath/PHYSIOTHERAPIST you choose. However, by consulting a Network member, you’ll get an additional
• Part-time students • Distance students Includes one x-ray per student year. $60 $1,000 30% in savings, which will give you up to 100% coverage for your dental costs.
Requires a referral from an MD.
Find out more at **Scaling and root planing are covered up to a combined maximum of 4 units per
student year.
Plus: dental accident, TUTORIAL BENEFIT, ambulance, medical
HOW MUCH DOES IT COST? equipment, and more. Please note that there is a deductible of $20 per person or $40 per family per
student year. Visit for complete details.
Vision – over $350 travel – up to $5,000,000
health Plan
Health &
Dental Plan $330.58 Vision Coverage Amount
Every Amount
Combined Travel Coverage Covered Eligible


$75 24 months travel health coverage

Must be performed by a licensed optometrist. Visit
dental Plan 120 days per trip
STUDENT YEAR FEE to find out how you can extend coverage
for a student exchange/internship.
$270.09 Eyeglasses And Contact Lenses
Receipts must include the prescribed
$150 24 months
strength, or provide the detailed Medical Incident
In case of a medical emergency. $5,000,000 per lifetime

1 student Trip Cancellation

If you’re eligible, the Plan fee will be automatically included in your tuition laser eye surgery $150 Pre-paid, non-refundable trip expenses $1,500 per trip
and other fees. Visit for more details. in case of a medical emergency.
Please note: The information contained in this guide may be subject to change. Trip Interruption
WHat are MY group numbers? May and July students should check for In case of a medical emergency. $5,000 per trip
the most up-to-date Plan information.

Health, vision, and dental:

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