Total Care – Medical

Cost Sharing

Under the Teachers’ Provincial Agreement/APSEA Agreement, the Employer pays 100% for all active members for both Single and Family coverage. For new members, this benefit is not automatic. Coverage becomes effective the first of the month following receipt of your application.

Coverage

Hospital Benefits

100% of semi-private room – no maximum.

Extended Health Benefits

80% reimbursement for such items as the following (benefit maximums may apply):

  • Home nursing care;
  • Physiotherapy;
  • Prosthetic appliances;
  • Ostomy equipment;
  • Wheelchairs, walkers, hospital beds, mist tent, etc.;
  • Out-of-province physician services;
  • Accidental dental;
  • Hearing aids;
  • Eyeglasses;
  • Diabetic supplies;
  • Paramedical services.

Prescription Drugs

$5.00 co-pay for each prescription, Restricted Drug List, All new drugs require approval.

Frames and Lenses

Frames & Single Lenses – $155.00
Frames and Bifocals or Trifocal Lenses – $170.00
Contact Lenses and Laser surgery are eligible in lieu of frames and/or lenses at the same benefit level

(The Employer provides $145 for Single Lenses/Frames and $160 for Bifocal or Trifocal Lenses/Frames)

Underwriters

Underwritten by Medavie Blue Cross

Contact

If you have any questions regarding the above, please call the Administrator, Johnson Inc., at 453-9543 or 1-800-453-9543 (toll-free).

email: insurance@nstu.ca or nstu@johnson.ca

Visit the Johnson Inc. website:  www.johnson.ca

Additional Resources

Further details can be found by visiting the Johnson Inc. Members-Only website.