PWU Bruce Power Out of Province/Country Medical Insurance Program
Welcome to the PWU Bruce Power Out of Province/Country Medical Insurance Program.
This program offers comprehensive and affordable emergency medical travel insurance coverage to the retirees of the Power Workers’ Union (Bruce Power).
This coverage has been established by the PWU specifically for the benefit of the Canadian Resident PWU (Bruce Power) regular members, both active and retired. Coverage is funded by the PWU and is partially subsidized for those Retired members who opt into the program within the established timelines.
Arrangements for post-retirement coverage must be made directly with the Insurance Company by the member no later than 60 days from date of retirement. to arrange for post-retirement coverage.
NEW FOR THE 2021/2022 POLICY YEAR
We are pleased to announce enhanced coverage options available to those who enroll for post-retirement coverage through the PWU (Bruce Power) RSA Out of Province/Country insurance plan.
For the October 1st, 2021, renewal, we have added the following:
- Increased the trip length options, adding 150 & 180 days per trip options
in addition to the current 60/90/120-day options
- Added an additional age category of Age 75 to 84
previously Ages 0-69/Ages 70-74 categories only
Further, in recognition of the challenges related to COVID-19, a reduction in premium for our Retirees as well as the opportunity to re-enroll and purchase a new pro-rated year of emergency medical travel insurance coverage, underwritten by Royal & Sun Alliance Insurance Company of Canada, with an effective date of coverage of either November 1st, 2021, or December 1st, 2021, rather than only October 1st, 2021.
Please note that the role of the PWU in this program is limited to providing funding at its sole discretion and which it may end at any time without notice. The PWU is in no way liable for the provision of the insurance or decisions regarding coverage or claims or any other aspect of this insurance program. Comments by the PWU regarding the insurance plan on this web site or elsewhere are provided for information purposes only and create no legal obligations. The individual is bound by the policy of insurance, which governs the insurance relationship.
Frequently Asked Questions
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