Green Shield Canada – Health Assist Link Plan

Effective April 1 2020
Policy and Rates Expired

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Plan Highlights

  • As of August 15, 2020, Emergency Travel Medical Coverage includes coverage for Covid-19 regardless of whether government issued travel advisories are in place through June 30, 2021. See the Green Shield Canada Covid-19 FAQ for more information.
  • Coverage for Extended Healthcare Benefits such as Prescription Drugs, Medical Supplies, Hearing Aids, Vision Care, Registered Specialists and Therapists and other Extended Health Care Services
  • Coverage for Dental Care under select plans
  • Benefits are for life, no termination age
  • Transfer of Coverage to Surviving Spouse
  • Emergency Medical Travel Insurance
  • Coverage is limited to those coming off a Group plan, your acceptance is guaranteed, no medical questions asked if applied for within 90 days of losing your group insurance benefits even if you have pre-existing conditions
  • No waiting period
  • Four Available Options: Link Plan 1, Link Plan 2, Link Plan 3 and Link Plan 4


Prescription Drugs: Depending on Plan option chosen, coverage ranges from $500 to $2,000 per year, paid at 80% Co-payment and Pay-Direct Card, which allows your pharmacist to bill Green Shield Canada directly. Coverage for existing medications is included.
Dental Coverage: Depending on Plan option chosen, coverage ranges from $600 to $1,000 per year paid 80% Co-payment with overall maximums increasing each year for first three years.
Accidental Dental Coverage: From $2,500 to $10,000 per year.
Hearing Aids: From $300 to $600 every 4 years for Hearing Aids.
Vision Care and Eye Exams: Starting from $150 up to $300 depending on Plan option.From $50 to $80 every 2 years for Eye Exams.
Air and Land Ambulance: Air and Land Ambulances included.
Professional Services / Registered Therapists: Physiotherapy, podiatry/chiropodist, acupuncture, chiropractic care, massage therapy, osteopath, speech therapist, psychologist included, costs vary by plan.
Medical Items and Home Support Services: Starting at $1,500 to $5,000 per year, depending on plan option.
Emergency Travel: First 10 or 15 days of a trip outside of your province of residence receives $5,000,000 maximum per year depending on which option you choose. This plan is able to be topped up for trips longer than the coverage it offers.



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Premium in Canadian Dollars

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