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Office Supervisory Benefit Plan

The Merit Contractors Association Office Supervisory Benefit Plan includes the following benefits:

Benefit Coverage
Employee Life Insurance

A lump sum benefit is payable to the beneficiary upon the death of the employee.

For more information about the Employee Life Insurance benefit, click here.

Dependent Life Insurance

The following lump sum benefits are provided:

  • $10,000 upon the death of a covered spouse (if any)
  • $5,000 upon the death of a covered dependent child (if any)
Accidental Death and Dismemberment

24-hour coverage is provided to protect against on or off-the-job accidents, whether at home, on business or vacation.

For more information about the basic Accidental Death and Dismemberment  benefit, click here.

Extended Health Care

Coverage Levels:

  • Prescription Drugs – 80%* or 100% (refer to your Benefit Confirmation Statement), subject to a maximum $9.00 dispensing fee per prescription (a maximum of five (5) dispensing fees are covered for each maintenance drug every calendar year)
  • All Other Expenses – 100% 

*Once an individual incurs $5,000 or more in prescription drug claims in a calendar year, the coverage level increases to 90% for the remainder of the calendar year.

Maximums:

  • Paramedical Practitioners - $600 per calendar year for physiotherapists; $500 per calendar year for all other covered practitioners
  • Hospital - semi-private accommodation
  • Home Care Nursing - $10,000 every calendar year
  • Hearing Aids - $1,000 every five calendar years
  • Orthopedic Footwear (custom-made) - $400 every calendar year
  • Orthotics (custom-made) - $350 every calendar year
  • Out-of-Province/Country Emergency Medical -$2,000,000 per incident
  • Out-of-Country Non-Emergency Care - $25,000 lifetime maximum, payable at 50%

All expenses are subject to reasonable and customary pricing limitations.

For more information about the Extended Health Care benefit, click here.

Vision Care

Coverage Level: 100%

Maximums:

  • Eye Exams (for employees and dependents) - $75 every two calendar years if age 19 or over, $75 every calendar year if under age 19
  • Eyewear (for employees and dependents) - $350 every two calendar years if age 19 or over, $350 every calendar year under age 19
  • Prescription Safety Glasses (employees only) - $150 every two calendar years; payable in addition to Eyewear benefit 

For more information about the Vision Care benefit, click here.

Dental Care

Coverage Levels:

The coverage amounts indicated below are based on the applicable General Practitioners or Specialists Fee Guide amounts (in Alberta, coverage is based on representative pricing).

  • Basic Services – 80% or 100% (refer to your Benefit Confirmation Statement)
  • Major Services – 50%
  • Orthodontic Services – 50% (under age 19 only)
  • Accidental Services – 100%

 Maximums:

  • Basic and Major Services combined - $2,500 every calendar year
  • Orthodontic Services - $2,500 lifetime
  • Accidental Services - $10,000 per accident

For more information about the Dental Care benefit, click here.

Long Term Disability

Coverage:

  • First 120 days of total disability: no LTD benefit is payable during the 120-day Elimination Period.
  • After 120 days of total disability:

If employee pays 100% of LTD premium (non-taxable):  benefit amount is 67% of the first $4,000 of monthly earnings, plus 50% of the remainder, to a maximum of $6,000 per month; or

If employer pays any portion of LTD premium (taxable): benefit amount is 75% of monthly earnings, to a maximum of $6,000 per month.

Maximum Benefit Period:

  • to age 65

For more information about the Long Term Disability benefit, click here.

Employee and Family Assistance Program

Access to short-term counselling, work/life support services and specialized programs to assist with personal, work-related and health concerns.

24-hour access via telephone, eCounselling and chat service.

For more information about EFAP services, click here.

Best Doctors®

Access to the best medical minds in the world to assist in making health care decisions with confidence.  Second medical opinions, assistance in locating specialists and treatment facilities and expert answers to medical questions are available to employees and dependents. 

For more information about Best Doctors servives, click here.

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