Health Plan = Dental Plan =

Your Graduate Benefit Plan at a Glance!

To help students pay for the health services they need, a collective Graduate Benefit Plan has been put in place by your graduate student society. This group Plan is unique in that it helps fill the 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
(GSS Graduate Benefit Plan)
Health Coverage Plus Health Coverage Your Plan1
Prescription Drugs Up to 80%
Non-Prescription Vaccinations 100%
annual maximum $150
Prescription Vaccinations 80%
Psychologists per visit 80%
annual maximum $600
Chiropractors per visit $30
annual maximum $400
Physiotherapists per visit $30
annual maximum $400
Podiatrists/Chiropodists per visit $30
annual maximum $400
Osteopaths per visit $30
annual maximum $400
Speech Therapists per visit $30
annual maximum $400
Naturopaths per visit $30
annual maximum $400
Massage Therapists* per visit $30
annual maximum $400
Athletic Therapists per visit $30
annual maximum $400
Acupuncturists per visit $30
annual maximum $400

Health benefits also covered:

Medical equipment, commercial laboratory tests, dental accident services, ambulance transportation, accidental death and dismemberment, etc.

 *Please note that you need a referral by a medical doctor to be covered for visits to massage therapists.

Vision Coverage Plus Vision Coverage Your Plan1
Eyeglasses & Contact Lenses every 24 months $200
Eye Exam every 24 months $70
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 $700
Preventive Services (recall exams, cleanings) 80%
Extraction of Impacted Teeth 80%
Basic Services (fillings, oral surgery, endodontics, periodontics, denture repairs, relining, rebasing) 80%

Dental benefits also covered:

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


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

Additional Information

Group Name: Simon Fraser University GSS Graduate Benefit Plan

Plan Administrator: Studentcare

Insurance Company (Health & Dental): Desjardins Insurance

Group Number (Health & Dental): Q1113

Insurance Company (Travel): Blue Cross

Group Number (Travel): 97180