Balancing plan sustainability and member health
Our proven commitment to service and innovative solutions combined with our in-house expertise has helped us to become an industry leader in health services. Medavie Blue Cross offers benefit plans and approaches that set us apart, drawing on decades of innovation and experience. We work with consultants, brokers and advisors to make recommendations tailored to fit each benefit plan’s goals.
Approximately 1 in 5 members of the working-age population in Canada are living with a mental health problem or illness.
This is why we offer a variety of mental health solutions designed to help you build a mentally healthy workplace that protects your employees and sustains your plans for the future.
Almost 60% of your employees have a chronic disease.
The good news is, we can help—with our new extended health care benefit specifically for chronic disease management. It’s a smart investment today for long term health—for your employees and your organization.
inConfidence is an employee and family assistance program offered by Medavie Blue Cross. It is a voluntary confidential clinical counselling and lifestyle information service for employees and their immediate families. This comprehensive program provides direct access to care 24 hours a day, seven days a week, 365 days a year. Support is available in person, by telephone or online.
inConfidence also provides a variety of training and educational services for organization leaders and administrators, including management consultations, trauma response and ongoing account and communication support.
Help to keep your plan members healthy with the Health Connected interactive web portal.
Health Connected provides tips and information on:
It also includes assessments designed to give participants an overall snapshot of their health, identify risk factors, provide personalized wellness strategies and build their health skills.
Giving your employees access to medical Second Opinion can change their lives. Second Opinion by Medavie Blue Cross provides employees and their eligible family members the opportunity to have their medical files, diagnosis and treatment plan reviewed by specialists at world class medical institutions.
Second Opinion can be accessed through a toll-free number at the member’s convenience.
Second Opinion Brochure (PDF, 807 KB)
Connected Care provides member-exclusive access and preferred pricing to innovative, convenient health care options:
Connected Care is available only to plan members and their families, either through the Medavie Mobile app or by logging in at medaviebc.ca. Members directly access the Medavie Blue Cross offer pages for the respective partners, with any preferred pricing automatically applied to their purchases at checkout.
The service provides a convenient option for members to find leading health providers who have been selected for offering the best possible quality and security. It enables member education and connection to relevant services, adds value to benefit plans at no additional cost to sponsors, and encourages self-care and member engagement in their health.
Bring best-in-class virtual health care to your workplace by adding the Online Doctors benefit to your plan. Your plan members and their dependents get year-round access to Canadian-licensed physicians, making it easier for them to take care of their health! Connect directly with a doctor in under 2 minutes for diagnosis, treatment and prescriptions.
Our Gender Affirmation Benefit is a flexible coverage option that can be added to your Extended Health Benefit (EHB) and provides members with reimbursement for masculinization or feminization treatments and procedures following gender transitioning surgery.
The Gender Affirmation Benefit provides financial support for members going through the gender affirmation process so they feel confident in living as their identified gender.
Protection Plus Benefits
Add value to your benefits plan with no work or cost for you
Protection Plus Benefits is a leading digital insurance platform delivered by Canada’s most trusted brand. Fully-integrated with your benefit plan, delivered by a dedicated service team focused on you and your members. And you can do it without any work for you or cost to your organization.
Disability, Life and AD&D*
We offer a variety of products to build your employee’s finances in order to protect them and their families in the event of an accident, critical illness or death.
There is no way to anticipate life’s unexpected challenges, but we can provide peace of mind through sound financial planning. Our extensive line of products include:
*Blue Cross Life Insurance Company of Canada underwrites Accidental Death and Dismemberment coverage.
Our group disability plans promote active disability management, minimizing or preventing time lost from the workplace.
We’ll work with you to design a benefit plan suited to your individual needs. Our expert interdisciplinary team includes occupational therapists, kinesiologists, social workers, rehabilitation specialists and registered nurses.
A Health Spending Account is an effective way to offer plan members the benefits they want using pre-tax dollars (except in Quebec), providing you with the flexibility to meet your members’ unique and varying health care needs. Plan design options include our paperless automatic reimbursement plan where we instantly calculate and process reimbursement for unpaid portions of regular claims (such as co-pays or amounts above plan maximums) without the extra hassle of submitting a separate HSA claim form. In addition, we offer other customizable options to enhance your plan management and ensure greater convenience for your plan members and maximized usage of your benefit offering.
HSA brochure (PDF, 738 KB)
Cost Plus can enhance your current Medavie Blue Cross benefit plan, providing up to 100 per cent coverage for your key employees.
Health benefits for a lifetime
With Group Assured Access, your employees and their families will always have access to an affordable personal health plan. This plan contains no exclusions for existing or new medical conditions and members are covered whether they retire, change jobs or their dependents reach the maximum age of eligibility.
Group Assured Access is only available to eligible Medavie Blue Cross group health plan members and their families in Atlantic Canada.
Benefits for your business
Benefits for your employees
Support the health and success of your workplace
This health benefits plan is designed for small businesses with two to ten employees. It’s the best option for entrepreneurs who are growing their business and want to attract and retain top talent!
Group benefits with a difference
Every group benefit plan should reflect the organization. With our plans, employers are in the driver’s seat in creating the plan that will support their employees.
At Medavie Blue Cross, we've had more than 75 years of experience perfecting our unique brand of health insurance. What that means for your members is they get more than just great health coverage: they also get access to our exclusive programs and perks aimed at providing innovative ways to focus on their health.