Health insurance for newcomers

Newcomer health insurance can provide you with financial assistance for medical expenses. You can get coverage for ambulance, vision, dental, prescription drugs and much more.

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Newcomer health insurance can protect you against unexpected medical expenses. Health insurance plans can be customized for your needs.

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Newcomer health insurance plans

Newcomer health insurance plans

Visitors to Canada plan details

The Visitors to Canada is a travel insurance plan that provides Emergency Medical Care coverage for newcomers to Canada. If you are waiting for your Saskatchewan health card, this is a good plan for you.

When you apply, you will choose the amount of coverage you need. Choose between $50,000, $100,000 or $150,000 of coverage.

This plan offers care in emergency medical situations only. You must reach out to Blue Cross Travel Assistance within 24 hours of your medical emergency to get coverage for your care.

  • Covers emergency medical expenses for newcomers and visitors to Canada
  • Coverage available in three amounts: $50,000, $100,000 or $150,000
  • No Saskatchewan health card required

Blue Choice® plan details

Customize your health coverage with optional benefits. We’ll help you build a plan that fits you perfectly.

When you apply, you will need to answer some questions about your health. These questions are called a medical questionnaire. Based on your answers, we will determine your plan’s coverage. Your plan might not cover your existing medical conditions or current medications.

  • Saskatchewan health card required
  • Comprehensive coverage
  • Affordable
  • Medical questionnaire required

Custom options Customize your plan with any or all of the following benefits.

Guaranteed Acceptance plan details

Enjoy total health coverage with Guaranteed Acceptance. This plan provides core health benefits, prescription drugs, dental and VIP travel insurance. You do not have to answer a medical questionnaire. Pre-existing medical conditions and current medications are covered.

  • Saskatchewan health card required
  • No medical questionnaire
  • Guaranteed coverage
  • No waiting period
  • Total health coverage

Added benefits

Saskatchewan Blue Cross members have access to these added benefits.

Online portal and mobile app

Access your health insurance plan through our online portal or app. Submit claims, receive direct reimbursements to your bank account, update your plan, and more.

Blue Advantage

Save on healthcare-related products and services at participating providers across Canada. Just show your Blue Cross plan member card and discounts will be applied.

Stronger Minds by Mindbeacon

Take advantage of free, reliable mental health resources. Mindbeacon offers access to videos, quick reads and activities.

Get started today

Newcomer health insurance can give you peace of mind. A member of our team can help you find the right plan for you and your family. Apply online in minutes or book an appointment to get started.

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