Benefit Resources (government employees, retirees and member employers)

Employees

Government employee benefits: forms and documents

Collection of the benefit forms and documents for government employees and their families.

Retirees

Benefits for government retirees: forms and documents

Collection of benefits forms and documents for Government of Nova Scotia retirees.

Member employers

Benefits for member employers and their employees: forms and documents

Collection of forms and documents for participating member employers and their employees.

Forms

Apply for health and dental coverage for an over age dependent child

You can apply for health and dental coverage for your dependent child if they’re a student between the ages of 21 and 24.

Apply for optional life insurance coverage: government employees

Apply for optional life insurance coverage for you, your eligible spouse and eligible dependent children if you’re an employee of the Government of Nova Scotia.

Cancel your retired employee benefits or make changes to the status of your benefits

Cancel your Retired Employee Health Plan and life insurance or make changes to the status of your plans if you’re a Government of Nova Scotia retiree who receives the Public Service Superannuation Plan.

Enroll in the Health and Dental Plan or make changes to the status of your plan

Apply to enroll in the Health and Dental Plan or make changes to the status of your plan. This includes adding or deleting dependents from your plan.

Enroll in the Retired Employee Health Plan

Apply to enroll in retired employee group health benefits for you, your eligible spouse and any eligible dependent children.

Nominate beneficiaries for your basic and optional life insurance plans

Nominate beneficiaries, appoint contingent beneficiaries and nominate trustees for minor beneficiaries for your basic and optional life insurance plans.

Documents

Basic and optional life benefit plan costs: government employees and retirees

Costs for group basic and optional life benefit plans for government employees and retirees.

Benefits administration guide for member employers

Guidelines on how to administer group health, dental and life insurance plans for participating member employers.

Benefits for government employees

Covers health, dental, life insurance, disability, Employee and Family Assistance Program (EFAP) and pension benefits, as well as costs, enrolling and making claims.

Employee benefits overview: member employers

Summary of Health and Dental Plan coverage for employees of participating member employers.

Health and Dental Plan benefits for active employees of participating member employers

Hospital benefits, extended health benefits, drug benefits, dental benefits, travel benefits and exclusions.

Health and Dental Plan Contract

Products and services payable under the Health and Dental Plan, as well as who can participate in the plan.

Health and Dental Plan costs: government employees and retirees

Premium costs for the Health and Dental Plan for government employees and the Retired Employee Health Plan for retirees.

Health plan benefits for government retirees

Hospital benefits, extended health benefits, vision care services, prescription drug benefits, eligibility and how to make a claim.

Life insurance and health plan benefits at retirement: guide for government employees

What benefits may be available to you at retirement, what you need to do, how much it will cost and what’s covered.

Life insurance benefits overview: member employers

Summary of group life insurance coverage for employees of participating member employers.

Life insurance policy: government employees

Agreement between the Government of Nova Scotia and Sun Life for group term life insurance, as well as who can participate in the policy.