Eligibility - if you have Medical coverage through our employee Green Shield Employee Plan, you are automatically covered for our Travel Benefit Plan. For more information about this benefit,refer to your benefit booklet, or contact Green Shield customer service at 1.888.711.1119.
This group benefit plan is intended to supplement your provincial health insurance plan. Hospital and medical services are eligible only if your provincial health insurance plan provides payment toward the cost of incurred services. The benefits shown below will be eligible, if they are reasonable and customary, and are medically necessary for the treatment of an illness or injury.
Reimbursement of eligible benefits for emergency services will be made only if the services were required as a result of emergency illness or injury that occurred while you were vacationing or travelling for other than health reasons.
The patient must contact Green Shield Canada Travel Assistance within 48 hours of commencement of treatment. Failure to notify us within 48 hours may result in benefits being limited to only those expenses incurred within the first 48 hours of any and each treatment/incident or the plan maximum, whichever is the lesser of the two.