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Important Information if You’re Retiring or Losing Your Group Health Benefits

Important Information if You’re Retiring or Losing Your Group Health Benefits
If you’re retiring or losing your health benefits, chances are you’ve reviewed your pension and life insurance options. But have you addressed losing your health and dental benefits yet? If you’re concerned about the rising costs of day-to-day health expenses not covered by your provincial health plan, you are not alone. 

We have a comprehensive and easy solution for you. With a Health Assist LINK plan from Green Shield Canada, (GSC) you’ll be able to enjoy many of the same benefits as you did before, including coverage for prescription drugs, dental, vision and extended health care, such as registered massage therapy and chiropractic care. 

 It gets better… your acceptance is guaranteed - no medical questions asked - as long as you apply within 90 days of your group plan ending. Green Shield Canada LINK plans even cover pre-existing conditions. 

 A LINK plan from GSC makes things easy.  

  • Travel coverage - Emergency medical travel benefits and out-of-country assistance are included in all LINK plans. 
  • No waiting period - With all LINK plans, your coverage starts the first of the month following the approval of your application. 
  • Benefits for life - Once your application is approved, your LINK plan will cover you for life - regardless of your age or any future changes in your health - as longs as your payments are made. 
  • Hassle-free claims - Most of your claims can be processed instantly using your GSC ID card. Other claims can be reimbursed quickly with direct deposit to your bank account - no waiting for a cheque in the mail! 
  • Rewards for living well - Change4Life® is a free online portal, available exclusively to GSC customers. It’s designed to support and encourage healthy life choices. You can earn points that can be used for chances to win great rewards, including gift cards from major Canadian retailers. 
Applying for a LINK plan is easy and it only takes a few minutes. Give us a call to get started: 1-800-679-2640 or email: