Provincial Sales Tax (PST) Application to Benefit Plans
Public Employees Extended Health Care Plan
For Employees and Retirees
These Plans provide protection and security in meeting health care needs. Providing coverage of certain medical services and supplies given or ordered by a physician not reimbursed from the provincial medical plan. This applies to certain services and supplies that are not reimbursed or are partially reimbursed from the provincial medical plan.
Benefits of Direct Deposit
To help ensure prompt delivery of your benefit payment under the Extended Health Care Plan, you may wish to consider Direct Deposit as a convenient service.
With Direct Deposit, you can have your benefit cheques automatically deposited to your bank account at no extra cost. There are no delays due to mail disruptions, lost or stolen cheques and no need to deposit your cheques in person. To sign up for direct deposit, have your bank account information handy and either:
- Register and log into GroupNet for Plan Members for online direct deposit set-up; or,
- Complete a Great-West Life Banking Information Form. Print and complete the form and send to Great-West Life via fax or email:
If you would like deposits made to your chequing account, include a copy of a cheque marked “void”. If you would like deposits made to your savings account, contact your institution for your Transit Number, Institution Number and Account Number.