Benefits

CCMBC BENEFITS Plan

Group Insurance benefits for employees of MB churches and organizations

CCMBC administers the group insurance benefits plan for employees and retirees of MB churches and organizations.

For personalized claim forms, online claim submissions, coverages and balances, you can log in to your Canada Life GroupNet account through the link below.

Canada Life GroupNet Login

For more information contact your employer or Char Hildebrand.

 

Benefits

Group Insurance coverage for Canadian Conference of Mennonite Brethren Churches’ employees is held with Canada Life and starts 3 months following an employee’s date of hire. Employees must work a minimum of 22 hours per week to be eligible.

Group Insurance

Life Insurance
Accidental Death or Dismemberment (through SSQ)
Dependent Life
Extended Health and Dental
Long Term Disability (LTD)

Coverage

Higher of 4x annual salary or $50,000
Higher of 4x annual salary or $50,000
$10,000 spouse, $5,000 dependent children
See below for details
66.7% of the first $6,000 of earnings plus 50% of the balance (non-taxable)
(Maximum benefit - $7,500 per month)

The Dental plan provides 80% coverage for basic dental and dentures and 70% for major dental with a combined maximum of $1,500 of benefit every (calendar) year per person. Orthodontic coverage is at 50% (maximum $2,500/lifetime).

The Extended Health plan covers 100% of prescriptions (excluding dispensing fees), out of country emergency, and 80% for all other coverage. Professional services such as chiropractic, massage therapy, physiotherapy, etc. have a maximum of $400 / calendar year / person for each benefit). Please refer to your booklet for the full list of extended health services and supplies that are covered.

Vision Care (eye glasses / contact lenses / laser eye surgery) to a maximum of $300 every (rolling) 24 months for every individual insured. In addition to this, one eye exam per year for children and one eye exam every two (rolling) years for adults is covered at a maximum of $100 / visit.

Optional Life/AD&D and Spousal Optional Life/AD&D are available in increments of $10,000 up to $500,000 after submitting health evidence and being approved. However, within 31 days of the start of your benefit eligibility, (at the time of enrolment) an employee can request up to $50,000 Optional and Spousal Optional Life insurance without completing a health evidence form to qualify. This additional coverage is 100% paid by the employee.

Health Care Spending Account ($300 per calendar year): HCSA dollars can be used to cover any Extended Health, Vision, or Dental claims not currently covered by your plan. This includes any deductibles (including prescription dispensing fees), amounts above our plan maximum and other items allowed by CRA under the Medical Tax Credit.

Critical Illness coverage for the employee for $6,000 (covers 12 types of illness and is through SSQ).

The above benefits are one package and cannot be separated. However, you may waive coverage for health and/or dental but only if you have alternate coverage carried by a spouse.

Employee & Family Assistance Program
Short Term Counselling is available for employees and dependents for a variety of issues including family, work and personal challenges. Shepell-FGI’s website (www.shepellfgi.com) has a significant amount of information on a multitude of issues.

 

For more information, please review the Canada Life booklet and brochures included on this page. Claim forms are also available here for download.

Canada Life Booklet

Canada Life Claim Form

 

To speak to someone from our office about your Employee Benefits, please contact:

Charlene Hildebrand, Payroll & Benefits Manager
Toll Free: 1-888-669-6575
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Wanda Thiessen, Payroll & Benefits Administrator 
Toll Free: 1-888-669-6575
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Other Resources:

ENCOMPASS Benefits & HR Solutions Inc
Canada Life
Shepell-FGI

 

The above details are only a summary and the policy document will prevail if any discrepancies. While these plans are subject to change without notice, we will make every effort to provide notice where possible.