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. If they choose to opt out, the opt out refund will be credited to their student account and applied towards their tuition fees. Please note that this year we will not be accepting any refund requests for students who have an outstanding balance.

If you already have comparable coverage you can OPT-OUT for a refund by Friday October 7, 2016 @ 6pm
**No exceptions to the deadline-APPLY NOW!

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 1st, however your benefits are retroactive to September 1st, 2016. Please hold on to any original receipts for health or dental expenses covered by the Plan to make a manual claim AFTER November 1st.  Effective November 1st, you can use your Green Shield I.D. RSU CARE CARD for direct payment at either a pharmacy or dental office.


Getting Started

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

For info on benefits and to download pay direct card (RSU CARE CARD) and other materials please visit: rsuonline.ca/services

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 Green Shield site https://www.mystudentplan.ca/rsu/en/home and download all materials required under TRAVEL section

Green Shield Customer Care: 1.888.711.1119

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 Green Shield site https://www.mystudentplan.ca/rsu/en/home and download all materials required under TRAVEL section

Activation Date for New Students
As a new student and user on the Plan, your benefits for the first year are not active with Green Shield Canada until early November. Any expenses incurred between September and October can be manually claimed after the activation date in November. Please hold onto all receipts and bring them to the Member Services Office in the Student Centre (SCC) lobby to file a manual claim for reimbursement from the insurance provider after the activation date.

Activation date for new users on the Plan: EARLY NOVEMBER 2016

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