Overview of Green Shield Canada’s Group Benefits Program

Overview of Green Shield Canada’s Group Benefits Program

At a Glance

Green Shield Canada (GSC) is a not-for-profit insurance company based in Canada that insures approximately 3 million Canadians. It offers health and dental plans for individuals and group plans for companies. Its mission is “to create innovative solutions that improve access to better health.”

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Green Shield Canada Review

Green Shield’s vision is that all Canadians should receive the health treatment they need, regardless of their ability to pay. This Canadian insurance company touts a concern for values and a commitment to social responsibility, including community giving, sustainability initiatives, and promoting better health care access for all Canadians.

They offer 11 custom policy packages that maximize insurance value for individuals and groups through company plans with coverage for health care, vision care, dental care, prescription drugs, hospitalization, and emergency medical coverage.

Green Shield Canada insurance plans cover health care needs like prescription medication and dental care that may not be covered by provincial health plans.

Popular Green Shield Canada Benefits

Company Overview

Years in Business63
Benefits and Claims Paid$49 million
Number of Clients3.8 million (Canada only)
Total Assets$2.52 billion (2018)

Green Shield Canada Group Benefit Products

Green Shield Canada has two main types of health insurance, Zone and Link.

Both plan types include health care, dental care, vision care, coverage for specialists and therapists, and emergency medical travel coverage. They also offer free access to the Change4Life online health portal, which lets you earn rewards like gift cards for making healthy choices. Another option is Green Shield Health Assist.

Zone Plans

Link Plans


Green Shield Canada FAQ

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Are group health benefits taxable in Canada?

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Green Shield Canada Downloadable Forms

The most commonly required Green Shield Canada forms include:


This information can also be found through your Green Shield login Canada.

Green Shield Canada Contact Information

Primary Address: 8677 Anchor Drive, P.O Box 1606, Windsor, ON N9A 6W1, Canada

Important Contact Numbers:

  • Customer Care: 1-888-711-1119


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