Please read the Benefits for Pensioners: Summary of Coverage, for the main features of group benefits plan for pensioners.
PocketPills: PocketPills is an online pharmacy service that can help manage your medications and the cost of your prescriptions.
Group Benefits Plans 2022 – Retiree Health and Dental: The proposal that the General Council Executive passed at their September 2021 meeting.
Decisions about Benefits for Retirees: A letter from the General Secretary, Michael Blair, that outlined recent discussions and decisions about benefits for retirees of the United Church.
Pensioner payroll change to LifeWorks:
The second communication from the Benefits Centre was mailed the week of June 15, with more information on T4As for the 2022 year, and about the Web portal - which will be available to all in October 2023 but will be optional. Just a reminder, there is nothing for you, as a pensioner, to do on your end.
Three versions of the letter were mailed - depending on your current location - and they are all posted on the Retirement page, under Communications. If you have not received this communication by the end of the month, please e-mail pension@united-church.
In addition to Green Shield Canada’s Customer Service Centre, they also provide access to their secure website. Self-service through the GSC website makes things quick, convenient, and easy. Register with GSC to
Out-of-Province Emergency Treatment is covered (inside Canada only), but there is no out-of-country emergency medical coverage.