International Students in Canada need Health Insurance
All international ESL students studying at Saint Mary’s University in the TLC program are required to have health insurance. You are automatically enrolled for any coverage. Please review the details below.
If you remain in Canada for 12 months, you may be eligible for MSI, the Nova Scotia Provincial Health Care program.
Health care is expensive! A hospital room can cost as much as $4,000 per day - not including the cost of medical care, prescription medications, tests, x-rays, etc.!
Emergency Medical Coverage Including but not limited to:
Diagnostic Tests (blood work, x-rays)
Emergency hospitalization (please call before going!)
Emergency transportation – ambulance
Travel Coverage – even in your home country (please review before you travel!)
Psychology and Psychiatry Services (no coverage for Psychoeducational Assessments)
Maternity Expenses* (please consult the policy for more details)
….and much more!
Certain limitations and exclusions may apply. Please review your policy and contact Medavie Blue Cross if you have questions about your coverage.
View your Health Policy here.
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For questions regarding what is covered under your plan contact the SMUSA Health Plan Office or Medavie Blue Cross directly.
Medavie Blue Cross Coverage Telephone Number: 1-833-867-3468
Medavie Blue Cross Coverage Email: email@example.com