Health & Dental Plan Information For First Year Students

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Members' Health and Dental Plan

All first year students will be assessed the Health and Dental plan fee at the start of the academic year.

DO YOU HAVE ALTERNATIVE INSURANCE COVERAGE?  You can OPT OUT of the plan!

Submit your opt out information online here: https://mystudentplan.ca/rsu/en/waiver-form

APPLY TODAY! OPT OUT DEADLINE IS FRIDAY, OCTOBER 6 at 6:00PM

NO EXCEPTIONS

If you choose to opt out, the opt out refund will be credited to your student account.

Once you have successfully opted out of the RSU Members’ Health and Dental Plan, your opt out status will be carried forward in subsequent years, and you will not be assessed the RSU Members’ Health and Dental Plan fee.  

Getting Started

I am a first year student, how do I use the plan? 

As a new member on the Plan you will not show in the system at Green Shield until November, however your benefits are retroactive to September 1, 2017. Please hold on to any original receipts for health or dental expenses covered by the Plan to make a manual claim AFTER November 1.  Effective November 1, you can use your Green Shield RSU Care Card for direct payment at the pharmacy or dental office. Other types of claims can be submitted manually, or online.

Insurance Provider: Green Shield Canada
Green Shield Identification Number: RSU (9-Digit Student Number)-00

For info on benefits, and to download your RSU Care Card and other materials please visit Forms & Resources

Your Emergency Medical Travel Insurance is supplied to you by a separate company other than Green Shield. It is Global Excel under RSA (Royal Sun Alliance) Please visit the official insurance site https://www.mystudentplan.ca/rsu/en/home and download all materials required under TRAVEL section

Green Shield Customer Care: 1.888.711.1119

Activation date for new users on the Plan:  NOVEMBER 2017

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