Retirement or End of Employment

If you are nearing retirement or if you are soon leaving a group insurance plan, SSQ Financial Group offers individual SSQ Privilege insurance products to meet your needs.



SSQ Privilege health insurance offers coverage for the following care and services:

Hospital Room

  • Hospitalization expenses

Health Professionals

  • Acupuncturist
  • Chiropractor
  • Physiotherapist
  • Other health professionals (contact one of our advisors)

Medical Services

  • Ambulance
  • Laboratory analysis
  • Orthoses
  • X-rays
  • Other medical services (contact one of our advisors)

Travel Insurance

  • Expenses in the event of an accident or sudden illness
  • Trip cancellation
  • Travel assistance services

Home Care

  • Home assistance
  • Childcare expenses
  • Transportation expenses
  • Nursing care

Vision Care (optional)

  • Eye examination
  • Contact lenses
  • Eyeglasses

Prescription Drugs

SSQ reimburses prescription drugs not covered by public plans under certain conditions. For more information, contact one of our advisors at 1-866-777-0711.

Eligibility

No evidence of insurability is required to purchase health insurance if you apply within 90 days of the end of your group health insurance.

However, if you wish to increase your travel insurance from 30 days to 180 days, you will need to provide evidence of insurability.

Evidence of insurability will be required if:

  • You apply for SSQ Privilege health insurance more than 90 days after your group health insurance ends.
  • You do not have a group health insurance contract.
  • You must also be under age 70 to be eligible for health insurance.

To Apply for our Health Insurance

Contact one of our financial security advisors:

Telephone

1-866-777-0711

Email

privilege@ssq.ca

Travel insurance is included if you have SSQ Privilege health insurance coverage.

Details on our Travel Insurance

  • Maximum duration of travel
    • Up to 30 days
    • Up to 180 days
  • Maximum reimbursement for an insured person per trip: $5,000,000
  • Trip cancellation, maximum reimbursement of $5,000
  • Travel assistance included with CanAssistance

Eligible Expenses

Many expenses are eligible under travel insurance in the event of an accident or sudden illness:

  • Ambulance
  • Hospitalization expenses
  • Doctor's fees or paramedical care fees
  • Transportation expenses to return home
  • Prescription drugs
  • Nursing care in a hospital
  • Other expenses (contact one of our advisors)

Eligibility

No evidence of insurability is required to purchase health insurance if you apply within 90 days of the end of your group health insurance.

However, if you wish to increase your travel insurance from 30 days to 180 days, you will need to provide evidence of insurability.

Evidence of insurability will be required if:

  • You apply for SSQ Privilege health insurance more than 90 days after your group health insurance ends.
  • You do not have a group health insurance contract.
  • You must also be under age 70 to be eligible for health insurance.

To Apply for our Travel Insurance

Contact one of our financial security advisors:

Telephone

1-866-777-0711

Email

privilege@ssq.ca

SSQ Privilege dental care insurance covers the most common expenses. These may be reimbursed during your visit to the dentist.

Basic Dental Care

  • Diagnostic service every nine months
  • Preventive care, including a cleaning every nine months

Routine Dental Care

  • Minor restoration
  • Root canal treatment
  • Rebase, reline, adjustment, and repair of removable dentures
  • Other (contact one of our advisors)

Major Restorative Services

  • Removable dentures
  • Fixed bridges

Requirements

If you wish to have dental care insurance, you must have an SSQ Privilege health insurance contract or an SSQ group insurance contract with a group of retirees.

Eligibility

No evidence of insurability is required to purchase dental care insurance if you apply within 90 days of the end of your group dental care insurance.

Evidence of insurability will be required if:

  • You apply for SSQ Privilege dental care insurance more than 90 days after your group dental care insurance ends.
  • You do not have a group dental care insurance contract.
  • You must also be under age 70 to be eligible for health insurance.

To Apply for our Dental Care Insurance

Contact one of our financial security advisors:

Telephone

1-866-777-0711

Email

privilege@ssq.ca

SSQ Financial Group offers various SSQ Privilege life insurance products adapted to your needs and for each stage in your life :

  • Mortgage to repay
  • Putting children through school
  • Retirement

Some life insurance products are offered without evidence of insurability under certain conditions.

To Apply for Life Insurance

Contact one of our financial security advisors:

Telephone

1-866-777-0711

Email

privilege@ssq.ca

SSQ Privilege long term care insurance provides for the payment of an amount in case of serious cognitive deficiency or severe loss of autonomy.

No receipt is required and the amount provided will depend on your needs.

Long term care insurance to meet your needs in the following cases:

  • You are between age 30 and age 70
  • You present evidence of insurability qualifying you to obtain long term care insurance

To Apply for Long Term Care Insurance

Contact one of our financial security advisors:

Telephone

1-866-777-0711

Email

privilege@ssq.ca

* Certain restrictions, exclusions, reductions, rights and responsibilities may apply. For more information, please contact your advisor.