Health and Dental Plan

2016/2017 UTSU Health and Dental Plan Updates

1. Rates and Coverage
  • Health per session (fall/winter):  $81.46  [total – $162.92]
  • Dental per session (fall/winter):  $72.44  [total – $144.88]
  • Total per session:  $153.90
  • Total per year:  $307.80
  • Coverage runs from September 1, 2016 to August 31, 2017
2. Change-of-Coverage Periods (Opt-Outs and Family Enrolments)
  • September 1 to 30, 2016for students enrolled in the fall
  • January 1 to 31, 2017for students starting academic year in January and enrolled only in the winter
3. Opt Out
  • Full-time undergraduate students visit utsu.ca/health
    • Opting out of the UTSU Health Plan? Proof of comparable extended health coverage is required.
    • Any member may opt out of the UTSU Dental Plan
  • Must be completed during appropriate change-of-coverage period
4. Family Enrolment
  • Students can enrol their spouse (including common-law, same sex partners) and/or dependent children to their plans
  • Rates (September 1, 2016 to August 31, 2017) for fall students
    • Health only:  $325.84
    • Dental only:  $289.76
    • Health and Dental:  $615.60
  • Rates (January 1 to August 31, 2017) for January starts only
    • Health only:  $162.92
    • Dental only:  $144.88
    • Health and Dental:  $307.80
  • Full-time undergraduate students visit utsu.ca/health
5. Benefit Reference Guide
6. Changes for the 2016-2017 Health and Dental Plan
  • change in extended health and dental insurance provider
  • change of network service providers
    • addition of psychologist network
  • reduction of dental recall exams to once per 12 months
  • reduction of periodontal scaling from 8 to 2 units per year
  • addition of vaccinations at 80% coverage under the $5000 prescription drug maximum
  • increase to $100 per visit for Psychologist services, up to 20 visits per benefit year
7. Insurance Policy Information
  • Extended health, dental, and accidental death & dismemberment insurance provider:
    • Desjardins Financial
    • Group Number:  Q1212
    • Certificate Number:  your student number
      • If your student number is 10-digits long, drop the first digit (1234567890 becomes 234567890)
  • Travel benefits provider:
    • Blue Cross
    • 97180
Contact Information:
health@utsu.ca
Maria Galvez, Health and Dental Plan Coordinator
University of Toronto Students’ Union (UTSU)
12 Hart House Circle (St. George Campus), Toronto, ON M5S 3J9