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BCCA Retiree Plan

Congratulations on your retirement! You have the option to convert to a personal health insurance plan with Pacific Blue Cross created specifically for retirees. Through this plan offering you can ensure continuous coverage for health, prescription drugs and dental expenses with no medical questionnaire.

To transition to a BCCA personal health insurance plan for your retirement, you must be 50+ years of age and apply within 60 days of the date on which your group benefits coverage was cancelled.

The BCCA Retiree Benefit Plan provides coverage as follows:

Health

Covers 80% of the following eligible expenses:

  • Vision care
  • Registered therapists and health practitioners
  • Hospital accommodation
  • Medical services and supplies
  • Nursing care
  • Ambulance services
  • Out-of-province, in-Canada travel
  • Accidental dental
  • Accidental death and dismemberment
  • Final expense benefit
  • Survivor benefit


Registered Therapists

Physiotherapists, massage therapists, chiropractors, chiropodist/podiatrists, naturopaths, acupuncturists, osteopaths

$500 combined/yr

Speech therapists

$45/visit, 10 visits/yr

Psychologists

$65/visit, 10 visits/yr

Vision

Prescription eyewear

$250/24 months

Eye exam

$50/24 months

Medical Services and Supplies

Year 1

$1,500/yr

Year 2+

$2,500/yr

Hearing aids

$400/5 yrs

Hospital Accommodation

Hospitalization

$200/day

Day limit

30 days

 

Prescription Drugs

Covers 80% of eligible expenses, includes a pay direct drug card, and aligns with PBC's BlueRX formulary pricing.

Dispensing fee

$10*

Year 1

$1,000/yr

Year 2

$2,000/yr

Year 3+

$3,000/yr

*Maximum follows BC PharmaCare


Health and Prescription Drug Plan – Monthly Rates

AGE

SINGLE

COUPLE

FAMILY

50-54

$127.30

$235.60

$293.55

55-59

$131.10

$243.20

$301.15

60-64

$133.95

$247.00

$307.80

65-69

$141.55

$262.20

$325.85

70-74

$151.05

$280.25

$347.70

75+

$160.55

$297.35

$369.55

 

Dental (Optional)

Covers 80% of basic services such as regular cleanings every 9 months and endodontics (root canals). The plan also covers 50% of major services (bridges, crowns, etc.). Choose from the Silver or Gold dental plan, which offer different annual maximum limits.

Services SILVER GOLD

Basic

80%

80%

Endodontics

80%

80%

Major

50%

50%

Annual Limits

$1,000

$1,500

Dental Plan – Monthly Rates

SILVER

AGE

SINGLE

COUPLE

FAMILY

50-54

$61.75

$114.95

$142.50

55-59

$63.65

$116.85

$146.30

60-64

$65.55

$120.65

$150.10

65-69

$66.50

$123.50

$152.95

70-74

$67.45

$125.40

$155.80

75+

$69.35

$128.25

$159.60

 

GOLD

AGE

SINGLE

COUPLE

FAMILY

50-54

$66.50

$123.50

$153.90

55-59

$68.40

$126.35

$157.70

60-64

$70.30

$130.15

$161.50

65-69

$72.20

$133.00

$165.30

70-74

$73.15

$134.90

$168.15

75+

$75.05

$137.75

$171.95

Visit www.bccabenefits.ca/retireefaq.asp for Frequently Asked Questions. If you'd like to apply for this plan, click here to download the application form.

Contact Pacific Blue Cross directly if you have any additional questions or would like to apply for this plan.

** Make sure to mention that you're interested in the BCCA Retiree Plan when you contact Pacific Blue Cross. **

Email or call 604-419-2200 or 1-800-USE-BLUE (1-800-873-2583) for more information.


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