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Pharmacy Asymptomatic Testing Program

Albertans are encouraged to reach out to a participating pharmacy for more information about how to arrange a test.

Blue Assured

You’re looking for a health and dental plan that complements your government-sponsored coverage, plus guaranteed acceptance? View the coverage options below to build the plan that’s right for you.

Stay well with flexible health, dental and drug coverage options. Build a plan that’s right for you with our coverage options below.

Extended Health

The overall maximum for all levels of extended health is $5,000 per year (excludes Accidental Death and Dismemberment, Travel and Term life)

Hospital

Coverage Level A Level B Level C
Preferred hospital accommodations (semi-private or private rooms) $1,000 $2,000 $3,000
Hospital cash - $400 $600
Hospital beds (lifetime maximum) - $1,000 $1,500
Home nursing - - $2,500
Auxiliary care - - $1,000

Paramedical practitioners

Coverage Level A Level B Level C
Individual Assistance Program (IAP) 12 sessions 12 sessions 12 sessions
Psychologist per visit $75 $75 $75
Psychologist maximum $150 $450 $750
Chiropractor per visit - $35 $35
Physiotherapist per visit - $50 $50
Massage therapist per visit - $50 $50
Combined maximum (chiropractor, physiotherapist and massage therapist) - $350 $500
Podiatrist and chiropodist per visit - $25 $25
Combined maximum (podiatrist and chiropodist) - $300 $300
Acupuncturist, homeopath, osteopath and naturopath per visit - - $50
Combined maximum (acupuncturist, homeopath, osteopath and naturopath) - - $350
Speech language pathologist per visit - - $80
Speech language pathologist maximum - - $500

Medical device supplies

Coverage Level A Level B Level C
Ambulance services (ground and air) 100% 100% 100%
Accidental dental care (per incident) $2,000 $2,500 $3,000
Diabetic supplies - $250 $250
Custom braces (every two years) - 70%;$750 70%;$750
Foot orthotics - $200 $200
Orthopedic shoes - $250 $250
Wheelchair (every three years) - $1,500 $1,500
Medical aids (crutches, canes, casts, cervical collars, walkers, splints, trusses and traction kits) - $250 $250
CPAP sleep apnea appliance (every five years) - $500 $750
Hearing aids (every four years) - $500 $750
Ileostomy/colostomy, urinary catheters and supplies - $1,200 $1,200
Surgical stockings - $200 $200
Mastectomy prosthesis (every two years) - $200 (single) $200 (single)
Mastectomy prosthesis (every two years) - $400 (double) $400 (double)
Prosthetics - $300 $300
Oxygen and equipment - - $1,000
Balance online wellness program Included Included Included

Vision care

Coverage Level A Level B Level C
Vision care including eye exams (every two years) $100 $200 $300

Travel

Coverage Level A Level B Level C
Travel per trip maximum (terminates at age 65*) $5 million $5 million $5 million
Travel days per trip 10 17 30
Travel plan discount (additional coverage) 15% 20% 25%
Stability clause 90 days 90 days 90 days

Life

Coverage Level A Level B Level C
Accidental Death and Dismemberment (AD&D)** $15,000 $20,000 $25,000
Final Expenses** (12 month waiting period; terminates at age 65*) - $4,000 $6,000

* "Terminates at age" references the age when a benefit is no longer available for that specific individual

**Underwritten by Blue Cross Life Insurance Company of Canada.

Dental

Coverage Level A Level B Level C
Basic and preventive care (three-month waiting period) includes checkups, cleanings, fillings, extractions and root canals 70% 75% 80%
First year maximum $600 $600 $600
Dentures (one-year waiting period) - 50% 50%
Periodontics (one-year waiting period) - 50% 80%
Extensive (two-year waiting period) includes crowns, bridges and implants - - 50%
Orthodontic (two-year waiting period) (lifetime maximum) - - 50%; $2,000
Second and subsequent years maximum (combined basic and extensive) - $1,250 $1500

Prescription Drug

Coverage Level A Level B Level C
Coverage level direct bill (3 month waiting period from enrolment date) 70% 70% 70%
Prescription drug maximum (includes contraceptives, smoking cessation and vaccines) $250 $500 $1500

Additional features

Balance

Your Blue Choice plan includes exclusive access to Balance, our online wellness program to support and promote your health.

Balance

Blue Advantage

You will also enjoy access to Blue Advantage, a program that enables Alberta Blue Cross plan members to save on medical, vision care and many other products and services regardless of whether the item is covered under your benefit plan or not.

Blue Advantage