Health & Dental Plan
AMS/GSS Health & Dental Plan
International Students. You can opt-out of the AMS/GSS Health & Dental plan as it doesn’t provide coverage outside of Canada. To opt-out please contact Studentcare.
The Plan & Pricing
The AMS/GSS Health & Dental Plan was designed by students for students to take care of expenses not covered by basic health care plans, such as , equivalent provincial health care plans, and private basic plans. The comprehensive Plan covers prescription drugs, dental care, psychologist visits, travel health coverage, vision care, and much more.
Sept 1, 2021- Aug 31, 2022
Jan 1, 2022- Aug 31, 2022
May 1, 2022 – Aug 31, 2022
You can opt-out of the AMS/GSS Health & Dental plan as it doesn’t provide coverage outside of Canada. If you did not return to Canada in the 2020-2021 academic year, you can opt-out retroactively.
The special change of coverage period isJuly 5- July 19 2021, you can only opt out during this time. Consult theStudentcare website for more information.
Eligibility & Self Enrollment & Opt-in
New May intake summer students: You are not automatically covered but may be eligible to enrol through the Studentcare coverage manager. Please consult the page during the Change of Coverage period if this applies to you.
If you wish to opt into the Health and Dental Plan, you must opt into all other AMS fees.
Students that are covered by an equivalent Health and Dental plan (ex. parent’s or spouse’s employee benefit plan, or a plan provided by your band council or through Health Canada) can opt-out. Please note that the BC MSP coverage alone is not an equivalent to the AMS/GSS Health and Dental Plan.
The Change-of-Coverage Period is the period at the beginning of the term when you can either opt out or enrol your spouse and/or dependent children in the AMS/GSS Health & Dental Plan. These dates are strict, and no exceptions can be made.
If you start school in Term 1, the Change-of-Coverage Period
is from Aug 23, 2021 – Sept 29, 2021 for coverage from Sept 1,
2021 – Aug, 31, 2022
If you’re a new intake student starting in Term 2, the
Change-of-Coverage Period is from Jan 3, 2022 – Jan 28, 2022 for
coverage from Jan 1, 2022- Aug 31-2022.
If you’re a new May intake Summer student, please enrol
yourself into the plan during May 6 2022- May 20, 2022 for
coverage from May 1 2022- Aug 31 2022.
If you’re covered by another plan, you can combine this plan
with the AMS/GSS Health & Dental Plan to maximize your overall coverage and
eliminate out-of-pocket costs.
& DENTAL FEE SUBSIDY
Full reimbursement of the Health & Dental Plan fee is
available on a needs basis from the AMS and GSS through the AMS/GSS Health Plan
Premium Assistance Fund.
Dates and Deadlines:
Winter Term 1: Aug 23, 2021 – Sept 29, 2021
Winter Term 2: Jan 3 2022 – Jan 28 2022
There are not subsidies available for the Summer terms.
For more details on the AMS/GSS Health & Dental Plan,
including the claims forms, visitor the Health & Dental Plan Office (NEST 3128).
You can also check your personal claim information at.
Our policy number is 43979 (health, travel, and dental), and your ID number is
your student number.