Health Plan = Dental Plan =

Your Health & Dental Plan at a Glance!

To help students pay for the health services they need, a collective Health & Dental Plan has been put in place by your students' union. This group Plan is unique in that it can help fill gaps in provincial health care while offering coverage that is competitively priced. The coverage includes health, dental, vision, and travel benefits. It covers the unexpected and provides you with preventive care services to keep you in good health.

Available Coverage Types Your Plan1
(USSU Student Plan)
Health Coverage Plus Health Coverage Your Plan1
Prescription Drugs* 80%
Vaccinations 100%
annual maximum $150
Psychologists per visit 80%
annual maximum $750
Chiropractors per visit $40
annual maximum $500
Physiotherapists per visit $40
annual maximum $500
Podiatrists/Chiropodists per visit $40
annual maximum $500
Osteopaths per visit $40
annual maximum $500
Speech Therapists per visit $40
annual maximum $500
Naturopaths per visit $40
annual maximum $500
Massage Therapists** per visit $40
annual maximum $500
Athletic Therapists per visit $40
annual maximum $500
Registered Dietitians** per visit $40
annual maximum $500

Health benefits also covered:

Medical equipment, commercial laboratory tests, dental accident services, ambulance transportation, accidental death and dismemberment, etc.
*Please note that Aldara is covered at 80%, up to $200 per policy year.

**Please note that you need a referral by a medical doctor or registered nurse to be covered for visits to massage therapists and registered dietitians.  

Vision Coverage Plus Vision Coverage Your Plan1
Eyeglasses & Contact Lenses every 24 months $150
Eye Exam per policy year $50
Laser Eye Surgery per policy year $150
Travel Coverage Plus Travel Coverage Your Plan1
Travel Health Coverage per trip 120 days
Medical Incident per lifetime $5,000,000
Trip Cancellation per trip $3,000
Trip Interruption per trip $7,500
Dental Coverage Plus Dental Coverage Your Plan1
Annual Maximum per policy year $500
Preventive Services (recall exams, cleanings, extraction of impacted teeth) 70%
Basic Services (fillings) 70%
Basic Services (oral surgery, endodontics, periodontics) 50%

Dental benefits also covered:

Fluoride treatments, x-rays, scaling, oral hygiene instruction, etc.

Well-Being Resources Your Plan1
Empower Me2 • Confidential support service available 24/7
• Toll-free helpline 1-833-628-5589


1 - To obtain all of the details of your coverage, please visit the website for your student Plan at by selecting your student association.

2 - Please note that Empower Me is not an insurance product. To determine if this product is right for you, to learn more details, or to contact a licensed insurance representative, visit

Additional Information

Group Name: USSU Student Health & Dental Plan

Plan Administrator: Studentcare

Insurance Company (Health & Dental): Sun Life Assurance Company of Canada

Group Number (Health & Dental): 22258

Insurance Company (Travel): Blue Cross

Group Number (Travel): 97180