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New Help Guide from Beneva

November 16, 2023

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In June, as part of the transition from SSQ Insurance, our carrier Beneva consolidated and rebranded its online tools. Recognizing that some users were encountering difficulties using the new system, Beneva created a Claiming Help Guide to assist you when you submit a claim. You’ll find solutions to help you overcome several of the most frequently occurring problems.

You can also watch the video below for a brief demo of the new website.

(credit: Maternity & Midwifery Forum)

Travel Advisory

October 30, 2023


The conflict between Israel and Hamas has prompted the Government of Canada to review its advisory levels for this area, as well as for neighbouring countries. As the situation is currently very unstable, a country’s advisory status can rise to Level 4 at any time, meaning all travel should be avoided.

Pharmacist checking a bottle of medication in a drugstore

Am I covered?

August 16, 2023


Medications are evaluated on the basis of safety, efficacy, and cost. Some very expensive drugs and those that have a risk of inappropriate use must have prior authorization to be eligible for reimbursement. For these drugs to be covered, their use must comply with clinical criteria and usage criteria recognized by medical and governmental authorities as well as customary and reasonable standards of practice generally accepted in the health care sector.

Video: How to Calculate Annual Earnings

July 25, 2023


Thinking of taking a leave? Since midwives' income can fluctuate month to month or year to year, the Trust uses a formula to calculate your income replacement benefits, based on your income in the prior two years. This video walks you through the process.