Retirement health and dental coverage
While the situation is quickly evolving, it’s important to maintain coverage for unexpected emergency situations.
Who do I contact if I have questions about my health and dental coverage?
If you have questions about claims, contact Green Shield Canada by phone at 1-888-711-1119 or visit their website.
Pension Corporation staff will be happy to answer your questions about enrolment and premiums through My Account Message Centre or by phone.
I’ve had limited access to extended health and dental services during the pandemic. Do I still need to pay for coverage?
Yes, you need to continue paying your premium to be covered.
Why did my premiums increase in October 2020?
Green Shield Canada reduced premiums in July, August and September 2020 because retired members were unable to access some dental and extended health services due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
As dental and extended health care services are now available, premiums also returned to their usual amount in October 2020.
What if I want to cancel my coverage?
At the moment, current enrolment rules apply:
- If you’re enrolled in either of the dental plans, you need to remain a member of the plan for a minimum of 12 months.
- If you cancel and later decide to re-enrol, you’ll need proof of continuous coverage in another plan.