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Student Medical Insurance

(underwritten by Insurance is underwritten by CUMIS General Insurance Company)

 

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What's on This Page

Policy Wording

Key Features

Summary of Benefits

Pre-Existing Medical Condition &

     other Exclusions

Rates

What to do if you get sick or injured

 

Who can apply? This health insurance provides coverage for :

  Canadian students enrolled in a school outside of Canada - Outbound students (please see Eligibility ! ) and

  International students enrolled in a school in Canada - Inbound students.

 

WHAT COVERAGE  WILL YOU HAVE?

Eligibility

Canadian students studying abroad  

To be eligible for coverage you must, as of the effective date:
•  be 40 years or younger at the time of application enrolled in a school
(recognized institution of learning) outside Canada; or

•  be an accompanying dependent under 40 of an eligible student; and

•   be currently in good health; and

•  be insured or eligible for benefits under the government health insurance plan of the province or territory in which you reside. If you are not insured under the government health care plan of the province or territory in which you reside, the portion that would have been refunded by the provincial or territorial government health care plan is not a benefit of this Insurance.

 

International  students in Canada

To be eligible for coverage you must, as of the effective date:

•   be a student enrolled in a school (recognized institution of learning) in Canada; or
•   be an accompanying dependent* of an eligible student residing in Canada; and

•   be currently in good health; and

•   be less than 69 years year of age at the time of application; and,

•   not insured be insured or eligible for benefits under a Canadian  government health insurance plan. If you become eligible for and insured under the government health insurance plan of the province or territory in which you study, the Insurance will then apply in excess of this provincial or territorial government health insurance plan.

*Coverage for dependents is only available to International students age 59 or younger.

                         

Attention Canadian students studying outside province of residence!

To be eligible for student medical insurance, a Canadian student must be insured under a Canadian government health insurance plan for the entire trip duration. You may be temporarily outside of Canada or your province of residence for a total of 180 - 212 days (depending on the province or territory) and still maintain your provincial health care coverage as long as your primary place of residence is still in this province. If you live abroad more than 180-212 days, your provincial health insurance plan may terminate.
To confirm your continuous provincial health care coverage, you should contact your local provincial Health Care Insurance Plan office before you leave the province.

 

Period of coverage

Your coverage commences on latest of the date indicated as  the effective date on your confirmation of coverage, or you depart from your home country.
Your coverage terminates on the earliest of the following dates:
•   the expiry date indicated in the application; or

•   365 days after the effective date of the policy; or

•   you no longer meet this policy's definition of student; or
•   60 days after the date you are no longer enrolled in a school .

When you are enrolled in a school, coverage will be provided during school breaks as long as your Policy is in effect during these periods.

 

Travel worldwide. Travel worldwide during the period of coverage is valid, provided you spend at least 51% of the period of coverage in Canada (inbound students) or your country of study (outbound students). Medical expenses will not be covered while you are in your home country.

 

Refund. Full refund if prior to the effective date / if student visa is denied / if entry into country is denied / if non arrival to country of study. Partial refunds are also available. No refunds are available, if claim has been or will be submitted.

 

Extensions. You can extend your period of coverage before your Policy expires. Some conditions apply.

 

Summary of Benefits

Key Benefits

Maximum Limit

Maximum liability

$2,000,000

Emergency Hospital

Semi-private hospital accomadation

Emergency medical

• Services of physician, surgeon, anaesthetist
• Up to $15,000 for private duty nursing
• Diagnostic, lab test and/or X-rays
• Licensed local land and sea ambulance. Taxi expenses up to $125 in lieu of ambulance
• Rental of medical appliances
• Oxygen and rental of equipment
• Blood and blood plasma

Professional medical services

Physiotherapist, chiropractor, chiropodist, osteopath, acupuncturist, speech therapist, naturopath, or podiatrist up to $600 per practitioner. Referral from a physician needed for acupuncturist and naturopath.

Drug and Medications

• Limit of a 30-day supply, up to $10,000.

Maternity Benefit

Up to $25,000 for pre-natal care and involuntary termination of pregnancy or complicaiotns if pregnancy commenced during period of coverage

Annual physician visit

Up to $150 for one routine physical examination or one consultation for the 'morning after pill’ per 12 months period (if 365 days are purchased)

Eye examination

One visit per 12 months period  (if 365 days are purchased)

Emergency air transportation/ Return home

Up to Policy limit, when pre-approved by SelectCare

Non-Emergency Treatment

Up to $3,000 to continue medical treatment when per-approved by SelectCare

Dental

• Up to $5,000 for accident

• Up to $600 for dental pain

• Up to $150 for impacted wisdom tooth

Return of Deceased

• Up to $15,000 for repatriation

Psychological/Psychiatric

• Up to $1,000 for outpatient services
• Up to $25,000 for hospitalization

Prescription Glasses, Contact Lenses, and Hearing Aids

Up to $200 when required as result of accidental injury

Family transportation

Up to $5,000 for transportation costs and up to $1,500 for meals and accommodation in the event of your hospitalization

Tutorial services

Up to $20/hour to a maximum of $400 for the costs of a qualified private tutorial service in the event you are hospitalized for 30 consecutive days or more.

Trauma Counselling

Up to a maximum of $500

Transportation of Family

Up to $5,000 to transport one family member and up to $1,500 for meals and accomadation

Accidental Death and Dismemberment

Maximum Limit - $10,000

Air Flight/Common Carrier Accident  

24-Hour Accident - Maximum Limit

 

Exclusions and Limitations. Student medical insurance does not cover everything. This insurance has exclusions, conditions and limitations. Please read them and understand the policy before you buy this insurance.

A Pre-Existing Medical Condition  exclusion may apply to a medical condition and/or symptoms that existed prior to your trip.  This policy will not pay any expenses or benefits relating to a pre-existing condition that was not STABLE in 90 days prior to the effective date of the policy.

STABLE means a pre-existing condition that:

-  did not require, or was not referred for any medical consultation;

-  did not require change in type or dosage of medication.

Some other exclusions:

• Conditions or any related conditions for which, prior to your arrival date in Canada or the country of study, testing or investigative consultation took place, was scheduled to take place or was recommended for the purpose of establishing a diagnosis (not including routine check-up or routine monitoring for a stable condition), and for which results had not yet been received at the time of departure from your home country. This includes tests, which were recommended or scheduled prior to departure, but had not yet taken place at the time of departure.

• Medical treatment or medical condition originating while visiting your home country

• Any treatment, investigation or hospitalization which exceed 30 days following the initial day that outpatient treatment began, unless approved in advance by SelectCare Worldwide.
• Long term care or ongoing care

Refer to the Policy Wording  for  the complete list of exclusions (pg 3-5)

 


 The product-related information is for illustration purposes only. For complete benefits, terms, conditions, limitations and exclusions, please see the Policy Wording

 

What to do if you get sick or injured

Have your policy confirmation with you at all times. In the event of sickness or injury which may result in claim, contact SelectCare at the telephone numbers shown on your policy confirmation and the Policy Wording as soon as possible, within 24 hours of admission to a hospital or before any consultation or surgery performed.  When contacting SelectCare, please provide your name, your policy number, your location and the nature of your emergency.

To apply for benefits under this policy, you will need to send a completed claim form (with all original bills attached) to SelectCare.


 

 

Rates

Outbound students studying outside of Canada

International Students in Canada

Age RATES
Single 0-40 yrs $2.00/day or $665.00/year
*Family 0-40 yrs $2.00/day or $665.00/year
per person in the family
Age RATES
Single 0-69 yrs $1.65/ day or $540.00/year
*Family 0-59 yrs $1.65/day or $540.00/year
per person in the family
  • Minimum premium is $20 per policy

  • Maximum – 365 days (or 366 days for leap years)

  • No deductible

  • Family means a student plus their legal or common-law spouse, parent(s), step-parent(s), legal guardian(s), brother(s), sister(s). step-brother(s), step-sister(s) and their unmarried dependent children 25 years of age and under and who are living with the student while in Canada. Minimum of 2 applicants required to be eligible for Family plan

  • Rates are subject to change without notice

     

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Revised: December 24, 2017