Green Shield Canada Announces Premium Reductions to Ease the Strain on Businesses Coast to Coast

TORONTO, April 23, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — As the COVID-19 crisis continues, it is more important than ever to come together and support each other through these challenging times. With that in mind, Green Shield Canada (GSC) is taking key steps to ease the strain on small and medium-size businesses across the country.
GSC is announcing the following premium reductions for non-refund clients, which will apply to April, May, and June.A 75% reduction in dental ratesA 20% reduction in health rates, including vision but excluding drugThese reductions will appear on May billings and will be retroactive to April 1, 2020. June billings will also reflect the reduced rates.GSC will continue to monitor the COVID-19 situation to determine the position for July and beyond.Brent Allen, GSC’s EVP, Group, adds: “We hope these premium reductions provide some cost relief for our clients as they navigate the complexities of this pandemic. Rest assured that the GSC team is actively monitoring the latest developments and exploring what else we can do to help.”For more information:Media Department
Green Shield Canada
1.800.268.6613 ext. 3409
[email protected]
GSC is Canada’s fourth-largest health and dental benefits provider, and is uniquely structured as a social enterprise with the purpose of making it easier for people to live their healthiest lives. From coast-to-coast, our service delivery includes drug, dental, extended health care, vision, hospital, and travel benefits for groups and individuals, as well as administration and benefits management services. Supported by outcomes-based sustainability strategies, advanced technology, and exceptional customer service, GSC creates innovative programs for nearly four million plan participants nationwide.
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