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Is your child attending University or College?

August 19, 2019

If you have eligible dependent children who are age 22 or over and are full-time students, it is time to reconfirm student status.

To ensure your dependent children continue to receive uninterrupted Health and Dental coverage for the duration of their formal education, be sure to update their student status with Pay & Benefits by e-mailing paybenefits@rrc.ca. Read More →

Life Events

July 15, 2019

Once you elect a Health & Dental option, you are locked in to that option until the next re-enrolment period which occurs every two years. The only exception is if you experience a Life Event. Read More →

Dental Pre-Authorizations

March 25, 2019

If the total cost of a course of dental treatment is expected to exceed $500, it is suggested that a treatment plan be submitted to Great-West Life prior to commencement of treatment. Great-West Life will review the treatment plan and determine the amount of eligible expenses. Ask your dentist to submit a treatment plan (also referred to as a pre-determination) to Great-West Life to determine your coverage amount. A dental pre-determination of benefits is only valid for 90 days. Read More →

Coordination of Benefits

November 19, 2018

Coordination of Benefits, or COB, is a benefit claim procedure developed by the Canadian Life and Health Insurance Association (CLHIA) for individuals covered under two or more Health and/or Dental Plans. Read More →

DrugHub for Plan Members

October 25, 2018

Great-West Life has launched their new GroupNet™ providing you with access to streamlined content that makes accessing benefits information easier than ever! Read More →

NEW! GroupNet™ for Plan Members

September 25, 2018

Great-West Life has launched their new GroupNet™ providing you with access to streamlined content that makes accessing benefits information easier than ever! Read More →

Do You Have Dependent Children?

August 27, 2018

If you have unmarried, natural, adopted or step children, under the age of 22 and not working more than 30 hours a week, unless they are full-time students, they are eligible for coverage through your group benefits plan with Great-West Life. If your child is age 22 or over, they must be a full-time student to maintain coverage until age 25. Read More →

Dental Coverage

July 29, 2018

As part of Red River College’s Flex Benefits Program, employees have coverage for a variety of Health benefits depending on the Flex Option you are enrolled in. The Flex Options provide varying degrees of coverage for Drugs, Health, Dental Vision and Health Care Spending Account. We would like to take this opportunity to highlight some of the Dental benefits you may have coverage for under the Flexible Benefits Program. Read More →