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Card Registration

To obtain your myBenefits Card you must first register for the Saskatchewan Special Support Program. Once you have completed your registration form and sent it to the Ministry of Health, please contact your Health & Dental Plan Office (On Campus Care button).

The myBenefits Card is an important piece of identification that will ease access to your benefits. This multi-purpose card provides your policy information for submission of claims at both the Pharmacy and the Dental Office.

On Campus Care

The URSU Office is fully acquainted with the details of health and dental plan. The following is a partial list of services related to the plans that are available from the URSU Office:

• pick up your myBenefits Card
• pick up forms
• purchase coverage for your spouse and/or dependent(s)
• plan inquiries
• pick up your Saskatchewan Special Support Program Registration Form

Chloe Chen, Administrative Coordinator at URSU, is the on campus plan administrator, please feel free to contact her on any matter in which you require personal attention.

URSU Office
Rm 221, Riddell Centre
3737 Wascana Parkway
Regina, S4S0A2
P: 306-586-8811
E: admin@ursu.ca

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FAQ

Who do I contact for claims related issues?
You must contact Canada Life (Insurance Carrier button) customer service directly to inquire about payment status and claims history details. Your On Campus Health & Dental Plan Office does not have access to your claims details.

Who do I contact for eligibility and enrolment inquiries?
You must contact the On Campus Health & Dental Plan Office (On Campus Care button) for eligibility and/or enrollment status.

Why a health and dental plan?
Costs for dental and health services are at an all time high and show no sign of reprieve. Students on fixed incomes are especially susceptible to these increases, and the last thing they want to spend these fixed monies on is an unforeseen accident, dental or medical procedure. Putting even routine procedures off can have monumental effects for students, as missing classes or study time can have disastrous consequences. Considering these points, The University of Regina Students' Union have worked to design and implement a reasonably priced health and dental insurance plan. This plan can aid students in maintaining a quality of health, which can ensure that avoidable medical emergencies do not endanger the pursuit of their studies.

Why is the plan mandatory?
With a mandatory plan, the insurance risk is spread over a larger number of students, thereby lowering the cost per student, making the fee in a range that is affordable to students. An individual health and dental plan can cost as much as 5 times the current student fee.

Is this plan the same as my provincial health care?
No. The Student Benefits Plan is an extended health and dental plan, which supplements your existing provincial health care. It DOES NOT replace your provincial health care. Student benefits are payable after any provincial health care benefits have been exhausted.

How do I pay the fee?
The fees for the health and dental plans will be assessed automatically by the institution at registration if you meet the eligibility criteria previously listed.

What if I already have coverage?
Co-ordination of Benefits: Benefits under the two plans can be coordinated to increase your coverage up to a total of 100% of the actual expense(s) incurred. For example, following payment under this plan you can submit outstanding balances to the other plan for consideration.

Opting Out of the Student Benefits:  If you are an eligible student and have comparable health and/or dental coverage you may apply to opt-out of the benefits. Each student is given one opportunity to opt-out of the benefits under the health and/or dental plan(s) each year. All Opt-Out Forms must be completed online or through the On Campus Health & Dental Plan Office and must be received by the applicable deadline.

What if I miss the Opt-Out deadline?
You will not be able to opt-out of coverage at any other point during the school year. For example, if your program starts in September, you must opt-out prior to the end of the fall deadline. The same rule applies for opting in (unless you lose your comparable coverage, see below for loss of coverage information). NO EXCEPTIONS will be made if the deadline is missed. It is the student's responsibility to pay the plan fees, should they miss the applicable opt-out deadline.

What if I or my family loses our comparable coverage?
If comparable coverage used to opt-out of the student plan(s) terminates, or coverage provided to cover your family terminates you have 30 days from loss of coverage to notify the On Campus Health & Dental Plan Office in order to be covered under the health and/or dental plan(s). Confirmation of loss of coverage is also required on re-application for coverage. It is your responsibility to apply for benefits and provide payment of the family coverage fee prior to the 30-day deadline.

Insurance Carrier

Claims Mailing Address:
The Canada Life Assurance Company
Group Claims Department
255 Dufferin Avenue
London ON N6A 4K1

Customer Service:
For claims status and benefit inquiries: 1-800-957-9777
You will require your plan number (177841) and Student ID when calling.

General Online Inquiries: https://www.canadalife.com/
GroupNet Plan Member Services: gwl.greatwestlife.com

DIY & Video

Welcome to your group plan

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Sign Up for GroupNet

When registering for GroupNet you will need to provide:
  • Plan Number: 177841
  • ID Number: Your Student ID
Watch a short video about how to register for GroupNet.



Learn about what Groupnet can do

Watch a short video about the various things Groupnet can do.



How to Submit a Claim and Review Benefits and Claim History



Watch a short video about reviewing your benefits and claims history.

Personal Health Risk Assessment(PHRA)

The Personal Health Risk Assessment can be used to create a health profile, build an action plan to support your health and wellness needs and track progress.


Watch a short video about Personal Health Risk Assessment(PHRA).


What Your Plan Covers



Watch a short video about how to figure out what your plan covers.

Enter the Drug Identification Number (DIN) or Drug Name of the prescription medication you are looking to confirm.

Should the prescription drug you are searching for not be covered by the plan, you may be eligible to complete a Drug Exception Request.

In the event that the drugs available on the Formulary are not effective in treating the condition, an exception process is in place. To be eligible for an exception, you must have tried one alternative drug that is eligible on the Formulary. An exception drug request form is available below or from your Benefits Plan Office and must be completed by your physician. Completed forms may be returned to your Benefits Plan Office, can be faxed directly to the insurance company, or sent via email to cldrug.services@canadalife.com.

Request for Coverage of Exception Status Drug form

IMPORTANT! Your drug plan may have certain exclusions regardless if showing eligible under the prescription search tool. Please refer to the exclusions section of the plan details page for further details.

PRIOR AUTHORIZATION:
  Some prescription drug claims may be covered for specific conditions or circumstances only, and/or in pre-defined amounts and need to be approved before you can apply for reimbursement.  The carrier would then require additional forms to be completed.
If the drug within the Prescription Drug Tool has a note advising you that prior authorization is required, please click on this link and download the applicable form:

1) Find the form you need on this page.
2) Print the form and complete the plan member sections. You can also download it and fill it out in Adobe Reader (not your browser).
3) Ask your attending physician to complete their sections.
4) Send the completed form to Canada Life by mail, fax or email. Each form will include addresses and instructions.





Drug Identification Numbers must be 8 digits. If you have a DIN less then 8 digits, pre-fill with zeros.

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