Insurance Update

The following insurance update columns appear in The Teacher each issue.

2016-2017 School Year

Date Title 
September 2016  The NSTU Group Insurance Program
— An Overview for New Members
October 2016 NSTU Member Assistance Program
November/December 2016 How Can the NSTU Assist Members in Managing Stress?
March 2017 Does the NSTU Group Insurance Plans Offer Travel Insurance?
April 2017 Does the NSTU Group Insurance Plan offer Voluntary Coverages to NSTU Members?
May 2017 I’m Thinking of Retiring… What Happens To My Benefits When I Retire?
June 2017 Resilience® Employee / Family Assistance Program

2015-2016 School Year

Date Title
September 2015 The NSTU Group Insurance Plan - An Overview for New Members
October 2015

New Individual Psychological Consultation (IPC) Service offered through the NSTU Member Assistance Program

December 2015 Travelling Soon? Don't leave the Country/Province without Travel Insurance.
January/February 2016 The Seniors' Care Assistance Program Helping Seniors Get the Care They Need
March 2016 How to Submit a MEDOCD® Travel Claim 
April 2016 Mental Health and Wellness Grant
May 2016 What Happens To My Benefits When I Retire?
June 2016 Resilience Employee/Family Assistance Program

2014-2015 School Year

Date Title
September 2014 The NSTU Group Insurance Program - An Overview for New Members
October 2014 RE-DESIGNED, NSTU Age-Banded Optional/Spousal Life Insurance Program
November/December 2014 Resilience® Employee / Family Assistance Program
January/February 2015 Travelling Soon?  Don't leave the Country/Province without Travel Insurance
March 2015 The Importance of Designating a Beneficiary
April 2015 Medical and Dental Claims Reimbursement Can Be Convenient
May 2015 What Happens To My Benefits When I Retire?
June 2015 CAREpath Cancer Assistance Program - Questions & Answers

2013-2014 School Year

Date Title
September 2013 The NSTU Group Insurance Program - An Overview for New Members
October 2013 Do You Have Smart Phone?  Medavie Blue Cross (MBC) has a new App for you
November/December 2013 Critical Illness Insurance for NSTU Members
January/February 2014 Are You Ready for the Chilly Challenge
March 2014 Travelling Soon?  Don't Leave the Country/Province without Travel Insurance
April 2014 CAREpath - The Cancer Assistance Program
May 2014 What Happens To My Benefits When I Retire?
June 2014 Introducing the Re-Designed Optional/Spousal Life Insurance Program and The Importance of Designating a Beneficiary

2012-2013 School Year

Date Title
September 2012 The NSTU Group Insurance Program - An Overview for New Members
October 19, 2012 Supplementary Pharmacy Benefit Program - Managed Health Care Services Inc. (MHCSI)
November 9, 2012 NSTU Group Insurance Program:  The Importance of Designating a Beneficiary
& Co-ordination of Benefits (COB)
December 17, 2012 Resilience©
January 18, 2013 NSTU Total Care Dental Plan - Dental Check-ups
February 1, 2013 NSTU Total Care Medical Plan - Orthopedic  Shoes and Shoe Modification Supplies
February 15, 2013 Travelling Soon?  Don't Leave the Country/Province without Travel Insurance
April 12, 2013 Voluntary Group Insurance Benefits . . . What Are They?
April 26, 2013 NSTU Group Insurance Program- Two Critical Illness Programs - Very Different Coverage 
June 24, 2013 Will You be Travelling this Summer?  Don't Leave the Country/Province without Travel Insurance.

2011-2012 School Year

Date Title
September 2011 The NSTU Group Insurance Program - An Overview for New Members
October 2011 Total Care Medical & Dental Claims Reimbursement - Now That Was Easy!
Nov/Dec 2011 NSTU MEDOC® Group Travel Plan & Trip Cancellation/ Trip Interruption Plan
Jan/Feb 2012 Employee/Family Assistance Program
March 2012 Voluntary Group Insurance Benefits ... What are they?
April 2012 What Happens to my Benefits when I Retire?
May 2012 Total Care Dental - When Can I Apply?
June 2012 Exciting New Discount Program from the NSTU Group Insurance Trustees!!

 2010-2011 School Year

Date Title
September 2010 NSTU Group Insurance Plans for New Members
October 2010 The NSTU Group Insurance Program – An Overview
Nov./Dec. 2010 NSTU MEDOC® Group Travel Plan & Trip Cancellation/ Trip Interruption Plan
Jan./Feb. 2011 Introducing the NSTU Voluntary Critical Illness Insurance Program !!
March 2011 Trip Cancellation/Trip Interruption Plan
April 2011 Paramedical Practitioner Coverage - NSTU Total Care Medical Plan
May 2011 Mental Health Practitioner Coverage available to Active and Retired NSTU members
June 2011 Voluntary Critical Illness Insurance Program

2009-2010 School Year

Date Title
September 2009 NSTU Group Insurance Plans for New Members
October 2009 The NSTU Group Insurance Program—An Overview
November 2009 NSTU MEDOC® Group Travel Plan & Trip Cancellation / Trip Interuption Plan
December 2009 NSTU Mandatory Long Term Disability Program Frequently Asked Questions
January 2010 NSTU Group Insurance Program—Critical Illness Insurance
February 2010 Total Care Medical and Dental Claims Reimbursement—Now That Was Easy !
March 2010 NSTU Group Insurance Plans - Term Teachers and Insurance
April 2010 How to submit your claims under the NSTU Group Insurance Program
May 2010 The Role of the NSTU Group Insurance Trustees, Johnson Inc. and the Underwriters
June 2010 The Importance of Designating a Beneficiary & Co-ordination Of Benefits (COB) – Do you know how to make the most of two Family Plans?

2008-2009 School Year

Date Title
September 2008 NSTU Group Insurance Plans New NSTU members and Insurance
October 2008 The NSTU Group Insurance Program – An Overview
November 2008 NSTU MEDOC® Group Travel Plan -  A refresher & introduction to the NSTU Trip Cancellation/ Trip Interruption Plan
December 2008 NSTU Long Term Disability Program
January 2009 NSTU Group Insurance Program – Critical Illness Insurance
February 2009 NSTU Group Insurance Plans Term Teachers and Insurance
March 2009 What Happens To My Benefits When I Retire?
April 2009 How to submit your claims under the NSTU Group Insurance Program
May 2009 The role of the NSTU Group Insurance Trustees, Johnson Inc. and the Underwriters
June 2009 NSTU Group Insurance Program Benefit Enhancements Effective August 1, 2009- Public School Members

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