Blue Essentials Plan Details

Every plan comes with Extended Health Care Benefits.
100% reimbursement, unless otherwise indicated.

  1. Ambulance Services
  2. Hospital Services
  3. Eye Examinations
  4. Private Duty Nursing Services
  5. Accidental Dental Services
  6. Medical Equipment
  7. Prosthetic & Medical Appliances
  8. Diabetic Equipment & Supplies
  9. Ostomy Supplies
  10. Hearing Aids
  11. Orthotics
  12. Registered Paramedical/Medical Practitioners
  13. Prescription Drugs 
  14. Vision Care 
  15. Dental Care 
  16. Employee and Family Assistance Program (EFAP)
  17. Out-of-Province Referral
  18. 12-Month Survivor Benefits
  19. Second Opinion® Service
  20. Out-of-Province Emergency Services & Travel Assistance

1. Ambulance Services

  • Air and ground
  • Unlimited coverage

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2. Hospital Services

  • Private/semi-private accommodation
  • Unlimited coverage

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3. Eye Examinations

Maximum $125 per person in two calendar years (every calendar year for dependent children)

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4. Private Duty Nursing Services

Maximum $10,000 per person in three calendar years

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5. Accidental Dental Services

Unlimited coverage

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6. Medical Equipment

  • Wheelchairs, Manual Hospital Beds, Oxygen Equipment Rental
  • Unlimited coverage

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7. Prosthetic & Medical Appliances

Unlimited coverage (except wigs – maximum $500 per person per calendar year)

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8. Diabetic Equipment & Supplies

Unlimited coverage

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9. Ostomy Supplies

Unlimited coverage

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10. Hearing Aids

Maximum $500 per person in three calendar years

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11. Orthotics

Unlimited coverage

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12. Registered Paramedical/Medical Practitioners

Maximum $350 or $500 per person per calendar year for each practitioner (chiropractor, chiropodist/podiatrist, physiotherapist, massage therapist, speech therapist, clinical psychologist/social worker/counselor, osteopath, naturopath, acupuncturist, audiologist, and dietician)

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13. Prescription Drugs

  • Maximums of $1,000, $2,500 or Unlimited per person per calendar year for prescribed drugs, including Saskatchewan Formulary and Non-Formulary drugs
  • Includes the convenient Pay Direct Drug Card

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14. Vision Care

Maximums of $200 or $300 every two calendar years (every calendar year for dependent children) for eye glasses, contact lenses, visual training and remedial eye exercises, and laser eye surgery

15. Dental Care

Maximums of $750, $1,000 or $1,500 per person per calendar year. Choose from the following Dental Services:

  • Basic Dental Services: Cleanings, checkups, extractions, fillings, denture repair, root canals and gum treatment
  • Major Dental Services: Bridges, crowns and dentures
  • Orthodontic Services: Prevention or correction of irregularities of the natural teeth for eligible dependent children

16. Employee and Family Assistance Program (EFAP)

  • Access to counselling services provided through Homewood Human Solutions
  • No pre-set limit to the number of assessed conditions (cases) per plan member
  • Counselling services are provided within the parameters of a short-term model focused on problem-solving and finding solutions
  • Services are offered in-person, via phone, or online
  • Access to online resources including e-learnings, articles, health and wellness assessments

17. Out-of-Province Referral

  • Maximum $50,000 per treatment
  • Lifetime maximum $100,000 per person

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18. 24-Month Survivor Benefits

Covers spouse and dependents for up to 24 months in the event of the employee's death

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19. Second Opinion® Service

Confirmation of diagnosis and treatment for a serious medical condition

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20. Out-of-Province Emergency Services & Travel Assistance

  • 100% reimbursement for business or vacation travel
  • Up to $5,000,000 in emergency medical benefits
  • No deductible
  • Unlimited number of trips per year
  • Travel Assistance available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, toll-free in North America, by collect call elsewhere