Retiree Health Plan

With guaranteed acceptance and no waiting period, you can count on the SGEU Retiree Health Plan to protect your health.

Congratulations on your retirement! With the SGEU Retiree Health Plan, you can maintain your health insurance coverage when you retire. Instead of worrying about insurance, you can focus on embracing lake life, tackling those DIY projects, and dreaming about your next trip to somewhere sunny!

About the Plan

SGEU has partnered with Saskatchewan Blue Cross to offer a comprehensive, affordable health insurance plan to retiring SGEU members. 

The SGEU Retiree Health Plan is a guaranteed plan.* When you apply within 60 days of your retirement date, you won’t have to complete a medical questionnaire!

Your SGEU Retiree Health Plan features more than 20 health benefits, including:

  • Ambulance services
  • Dental (basic and major)
  • Eye exams and glasses/contact lenses
  • Health practitioners, including massage therapists, chiropractors, physiotherapists, and more
  • Hearing aids
  • Hospital accommodation
  • Prescription drugs
  • Travel benefits

To see a full list of benefits, including the amount of coverage for each, download the Retiree Health Plan brochure.

View the Retiree Health Plan Rates (effective May 1, 2022).

*Guaranteed Coverage: As an SGEU member, you’re eligible to convert your insurance coverage to the SGEU Retiree Health Plan with no medical questionnaire required when you apply within 60 days of retiring.

Applying for the SGEU Retiree Health Plan

Eligibility

  • Minimum age of 55 years
  • Members are encouraged to apply for the Saskatchewan Senior’s Drug Plan, which may help to reduce the cost of your prescription drugs.
  • If you’re retiring May 1, 2022 or later: SGEU members can apply with no medical questionnaire required. Application must be submitted within 60 days of your retirement date.
  • If you retired before May 1, 2022: Between May 1 and June 29, 2022, SGEU retirees can convert your existing PEBA or Saskatchewan Retiree Plan (or a similar health and dental plan) to the SGEU Retiree Health Plan. No medical questionnaire is required when application is submitted between May 1 and June 29, 2022.

How to apply

Complete the SGEU Retiree Health Plan Enrollment Form and submit using one of the following methods:

If you need to update your information for the SGEU Retiree Health Plan in the future, please complete the Employee change form.

Questions and more information

For more details about the SGEU Retiree Health Plan, please contact the Saskatchewan Blue Cross Member Experience Centre at 1 (800) 667-6853 (toll-free) or through their online Contact Us form.