- The cost of COVID-19 vaccines will be covered by the government
- Vaccines that are covered by the government are not an eligible expense under the Health plan.
- The cost of any vaccines administered outside Manitoba are not covered under the Health plan.
The Manitoba Public School Employees travel health plan covers medical expenses for unexpected emergencies when travelling outside the plan member’s province of residence.
COVID related claims are considered an unexpected emergency if the COVID related health issues began after the start date of the trip. If the plan member had COVID symptoms before the trip commenced and then became ill while travelling, the claim would not be eligible.
BEFORE FINALIZING ANY TRAVEL PLANS, YOU SHOULD CHECK WITH MANITOBA BLUE CROSS IN ORDER TO FIND OUT WHAT THEIR CURRENT POSITION IS.
Click here for Frequently Asked Questions about Group Travel (released by Manitoba Blue Cross in December 2021)
Canada Life – Financial Well-Being of Plan Members (April 1, 2020)