Green Shield Canada – Health Assist Link Plan

The Green Shield Canada – Health Assist Link Plan available from Medi-Quote Insurance Brokers is designed to provide Canadians with a range of health and dental coverage levels to match their particular needs and budget.

Not all health-care costs are covered under the Provincial Government Health Insurance Program (GHIP), Canadians spend billions of dollars annually in out-of-pocket expenses such as dental care and prescription medications. We offer a range of plans with 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.

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Plan Highlights

Emergency Travel Medical Coverage includes coverage for Covid-19 regardless of whether government issued travel advisories are in place . 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

Benefit Highlights for Green Shield Canada – Health Assist Link Plan

Benefit Details
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.
Includes both Emergency Medical and quarantine enhancement coverage for Covid-19 regardless of whether government issued travel advisories are in place . See the Green Shield Canada Covid-19 FAQ for more information.

Quarantine Enhancement includes:

  • Meal and accommodation expenses of up to $150/day (to a maximum of $1,500) where quarantine is required outside of Canada (or within Canada and outside of a plan member’s province of residence) when you cannot board your pre-arranged transportation home
  • Medical expenses incurred during the quarantine period including extension of prescription medications and follow up COVID-19 tests
  • Additional expenses incurred for one-way economy fare to return home after you have completed your quarantine and are cleared for travel
  • Emergency medical expenses and the above quarantine expenses will continue to be eligible for up to 14 days in the event that the quarantine period causes you to be away from your province of residence beyond the maximum number of days per trip covered by your plan


Underwritten by Green Shield Canada

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This page contains only a consolidated and summary description of all current benefits, conditions, limitations and exclusions. A Policy Document containing the complete Policy Wording with all terms, conditions and exclusions will be included in the fulfillment kit.