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Making a Claim

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Direct Billing for International Plan

You are not required to use the clinics listed below, however the following clinics are set up to bill certain (and in some cases all) of your eligible medical expenses directly to Global Excel.

If you get issued a medical bill and/or have to pay for a clinic visit, then before you leave the clinic ask for a copy of the medical.

Below are the medical centers that will bill directly
1.STFX Health and Counseling Clinic
Open M-F 8:30am-12:00pm/ 1:00pm-4:30pm
305 Bloomfield Centre, Antigonish Nova Scotia
Phone- 902-867-2263

2. St. Martha’s Regional Hospital
Open 24/7
25 Bay St, Antigonish Nova Scotia
Phone – 902-867-4500

3. Antigonish After Hours Clinic Open M-F after 5pm
40 Church Street, Antigonish Nova Scotia
Phone- 902-863-4558 Ext 6

International Claims

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Policy Information

When accessing the Health and/or Dental claim form please use the below information as a guide to complete the required sections of the form:
  • Plan Number: 175181
  • Division Number: Not Applicable Leave Blank
  • Plan Name:STFX
  • Employee Identification Number: Your Student ID
  • Employee Name & Address: Your Name & Current Mailing Address
You are required to submit original copies of your claim form, receipts and doctor's referral (if required) when sending in your claim to the insurance carrier. Remember to always keep copies for your records.

Please note: You have 15 months from the date the eligible expense is incurred to submit claims to Canada Life for consideration under your student plan.

International Medical Plan
Students enrolled on the International Medical Plan are emailed their policy details directly to their student email accounts. Please review this information once your receive it. Any questions or discrepancies with this information should be reported to the Benefits Plan Office immediately.

Pay-direct claims

Pay-direct claims allow for direct billing of eligible costs between your pharmacy and/or dental office and the insurance company. Pharmacy claims are processed immediately so that students are not out of pocket the full expense at the time of purchase. Dental claims are processed based the individual dental office's billing practices. These claims are accessed with the myBenefits Card.

Visit the myBenefits Card page to access your personalized myBenefits Card.

International Medical Plan
Students enrolled on the International Medical Plan will be able to access direct billing at certain health centers and clinics. A list of these providers will be available soon.

GroupNet

Effective September 2018, Canada Life is providing a new online experience through a new Groupnet*. To take advantage of the new GroupNet, visit gwl.greatwestlife.com. If you were registered under the old GroupNet, your information has been transferred and can be accessed through the new GroupNet service.

Through GroupNet you can submit claims, check balances, investigate claim status and history, and setup Direct Deposit of claim payments by completing the eDetails section. Once you’ve set up your account, you will then be notified by e-mail when a claim has been processed and that claim details are available for viewing online.

When registering for GroupNet you will need to provide:
  • Plan Number: 175181
  • ID Number: STFX Student ID
Watch a short video about how to submit an online claim.


* If you are a member on more than one policy with Canada Life, you are currently only able to access one policy through the new Groupnet portal. You can still access multiple policies through the old Groupnet portal, which can be found by clicking here.

Health Claim Form

To submit a manual claim, complete an insurance Health Claim Form, attach the original receipts and documents, and mail to the insurer. Remember to keep a copy of all original documents for your records.

The following information is required on the claim form:

Plan Number: 175181
Division Number: Not Applicable Leave Blank
Plan Name: STFX
Employee Identification Number: Your Student ID
Employee Name: Your Name
Address: Your Current Mailing Address

Dental Claim Form

To submit a manual claim, complete an insurance Dental Claim Form, attach the original receipts and documents, and mail to the insurer. Remember to keep a copy of all original documents for your records.

The following information is required on the claim form:

Plan Number: 175181
Division Number: Not Applicable Leave Blank
Plan Name: STFX
Employee Identification Number: Your Student ID
Employee Name: Your Name
Address: Your Current Mailing Address

Review Benefits and Claims History

Watch a short video about how to review your benefits and claims history.