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UCCE is only as strong as the collective will of our members!
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is to help you along with some answers to frequently asked questions about the
new Health Spending Account.
~ Effective dates are August 3, 2014 – July 31, 2015.
~ Only A & B employees
on benefits (extended health) & have worked 3 years qualify.
~ All receipts submitted
must be dated in this time period.
~ Claims can be made 2 ways:
on-line (www.ab.bluecross.ca) or paper through the mail (Canada
Post). Claim Forms are available at the Customer Service Office.
~ What is not used in a year
does not roll over into the
~ There is a 60 day period at the end to get your
receipts in to Alberta Blue Cross. The final date is Sept. 29/15.
~ The plan automatically
tops up your portion of prescriptions.
If you do not want this to happen, you need to call Alberta Blue Cross
at 1-800-661-6995. You will need to keep all receipts to submit
at a later date if you still have money left.
~ The Group is 8954. Your Identification # is on your Alberta
Blue Cross card.
~ If you’ve lost your card
call Alberta Blue Cross at 1-800-661-6955.
~ To find out what is
covered go to The Canada Revenue Agency website (www.cra-arc.gc.ca/menu-eng.html). In the search field in the top right corner
enter: medical expenses. Click on “Which
Medical Expenses are eligible?” This
will get you an alphabetical list. By
clicking on an item, more information is shown.
You can also get a list of “Authorized
medical practitioner by province for the purpose of claiming medical expenses”on the same page.
~ You can sign up for direct deposit on-line (www.ab.bluecross.ca) or you can mail or fax
it to them. Forms are at H:Human
Resources/Forms/Alberta Blue Cross Health Spending Account Direct Deposit
Form. Address & fax # are on the
~ If you have further
questions, the best place to call would be Alberta
Blue Cross Customer Service at 1-800-661-6995 between 8:30 am to 5 pm Monday to
Hope this helps. We
may be able to answer some of your questions.
JANUARY 10, 2017
MAY 9, 2017
JULY 11, 2017
SEPTEMBER 12, 2017
NOVEMBER 10, 2017
Meeting time is 7:00 PM
Meetings are held at the U.C.C.E office unless other wise posted on the UCCE boards.