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 graduate 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
(UTGSU Student Plan)
Health Coverage Plus Health Coverage Your Plan1
Prescription Drugs 80%
annual maximum $5,000
Psychologists/Masters of Social Work/Clinical Counsellors/
Licensed Psychotherapists
per visit 100%
annual maximum $500
Occupational Therapists per visit $30
annual maximum 20 visits
Chiropractors per visit $15
annual maximum 20 visits
Physiotherapists per visit $30
annual maximum 20 visits
Speech Therapists per visit 100%
annual maximum $1,000
Naturopathic Doctors per visit $15
annual maximum 20 visits
Massage Therapists* per visit $25
annual maximum $500
Acupuncturists per visit $15
annual maximum 20 visits
Podiatrists/Chiropodists per visit 100%

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 or a chiropractor to be covered for visits to massage therapists.  

Vision Coverage Plus Vision Coverage Your Plan1
Eyeglasse and Contact Lenses every 24 months $125
Eye Exam every 24 months $75
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 $550
Preventive Services (recall exams, cleanings, extraction of impacted teeth) 70%
Basic Services (fillings, oral surgery, endodontics, periodontics) 70%

Dental benefits also covered:

X-rays, scaling, 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: UTGSU Student Health & Dental Plan

Plan Administrator: Studentcare

Insurance Company (Health & Dental): Green Shield Canada

Group Number (Health & Dental): UTG

Insurance Company (AD&D): Desjardins Insurance

Group Number (AD&D): Q1202

Insurance Company (Travel): Blue Cross

Group Number (Travel): 97180