PST on DIP contributions

October 17, 2017 - Provincial sales tax now applies to all Disability Income Plan contributions. This change affects all health system employers and employees who contribute to the plan.   READ MORE »

Customize your claim forms

September 19, 2017 - When you log in to the Great-West Life GroupNet for Plan Members website, you have the ability to print personalized claim forms that are pre-populated with your information.   READ MORE »

Verify your child's student status annually

September 6, 2017 - If your child is over the age of 21 and attending an accredited college or university, you must verify your child’s student status with 3sHealth Employee Benefits every year.   READ MORE »

Get access to your benefits 24/7

August 16, 2017 - Want to know if your dental claim is paid yet? Need to know if you’re eligible for glasses? Want to submit your massage claim while still in the office? There’s an app for that!

Did you move recently?

June 5, 2017 - You can now update your address with Great-West Life directly on the GroupNet for Plan Members website.   READ MORE »

Use your vision care maximum for laser eye surgery

June 5, 2017 - Did you know that as an employee benefit plan member that you can now chose to use your vision care maximum towards laser eye surgery?   READ MORE »

Fall 2016 Employee Benefits Newsletter

November 7, 2016 - The Fall 2016 Employee Benefits newsletter contains information on the disability management claim application process, how to use Member eClaims, the high price of fraud, out-of-country travel, benefit plan enhancements, and an update on the Better U Challenge.   READ MORE »
pdf  2016-EBP-Fall-Newsletter-web.pdf

Employee benefits hosts education days for employers

November 7, 2016 - Participants at a recent educational session learn first-hand how to support healthcare workers.   READ MORE »

Better U Challenge – What’s in it for you?

July 11, 2016 - The first answer to this question might be some pretty awesome prizes but the dividends for healthcare workers across Saskatchewan could be even greater, longer lasting and more impactful than a FitBit or a Bowflex, says Alana Shearer-Kleefeld, manager of employee benefits administration at 3sHealth.   READ MORE »
pdf  2016-07-08-Better-U-Challenge-Whats-in-it-for-you.pdf

Saying goodbye to diabetes and hello to quality of life

June 14, 2016 - Debbie Deausy is beating diabetes and high blood pressure using two simple tools – an exercise bike and the Canada Food Guide. Her journey started more than two years ago when she made a personal commitment to start losing weight. Since then, she’s dropped 150 pounds and now shops anywhere she pleases for a size 8 versus going to specialty shops where she looked for a size 26.   READ MORE »
pdf  2016-06-14-Say-goodbye-to-diabetes.pdf

“My hips don’t lie”

June 8, 2016 - ​Chronic pain over the past year has had an impact on Alana Shearer-Kleefeld’s quality of life and ability to simply move. As part of the Better U Challenge, Shearer-Kleefeld, manager of Employee Benefits Administration at 3sHealth, will share her story as she endeavours to reverse the impact of months of inactivity. Keep coming back to visit us here or on Facebook to learn about her progress.   READ MORE »
pdf  2016-06-08-My-Hips-Don't-Lie.pdf

3sHealth Employee Benefits 2016 Members Annual Statement Newsletter

June 6, 2016 - The 2016 Members Annual Statement Newsletter was mailed at the end of May with member's individual annual statements. The newsletter contains information on new enhancements to the extended health and dental plan, the Better U Challenge, health case management and the enhanced disability program.   READ MORE »
pdf  2016-June-EBP-MembersAnnual-Statement-WEB.pdf

Enter the Better U Challenge: Get, Be, Live, Stay, Healthy!

June 1, 2016 - Setting wellness goals is personal to each one of us. And it is not easy. But maintaining personal health is a far easier task than dealing with a prolonged illness. 3sHealth wants to help its Employee Benefits Plan members achieve their wellness goals with our Better U Challenge. From June 1 to August 31, 2016, plan members can work towards their wellness goals and be entered to win fabulous prizes!   READ MORE »
pdf  2016-06-01-Better-U-Challenge.pdf

More life insurance coverage for 3sHealth benefits plan members

April 6, 2016 - An estimated 1,700 3sHealth employee benefits plan members now have additional life insurance coverage in response to a one-time enrollment opportunity offered by 3sHealth.   READ MORE »
pdf  2016-04-05-More-life-insurance-coverage-for-plan-members.pdf

‘Live Chat’ option now available to 3sHealth Employee Benefits customers

December 28, 2015 - ​3sHealth employee benefits clients now have the option of chatting electronically with a Benefits Services Officer through the 3sHealth website.    READ MORE »
pdf  2015-12-28-Live-Chat.pdf

A new vision for disability leave

December 21, 2015 - Whenever a healthcare employee is on illness or disability, the goal is to get them back to work safely as quickly as possible. Stakeholders from across the province met in Regina on Nov. 18th to discuss a new way of thinking when it comes to disability leave.   READ MORE »
pdf  2015-12-21-A-new-vision-for-disability-leave.pdf

Improvement event focuses on employee benefits customers

December 8, 2015 - A team including 3sHealth employee benefits and information management staff as well as subject matter experts from SaskTel and eHealth came together for a Rapid Process Improvement Workshop (RPIW) focused on creating a consistent client experience for 3sHealth’s employee benefits customers.    READ MORE »
pdf  2015-12-07-Improvement-event-focuses-on-customers.pdf

Fall 2015 Employee Benefits Newsletter

November 24, 2015 - The Fall 2015 Employee Benefits newsletter contains information on benefit plan improvements, plan coverage while traveling outside Canada, the new 3-in-1 benefits card and optional life insurance.   READ MORE »
pdf  2015_EBP_Fall_Newsletter_web.pdf

New Employee Family Assistance Program (EFAP) begins on October 1st

October 1, 2015 - 3s Health and its health system partners have announced that Shepell, a leading Employee and Family Assistance Program (EFAP) provider will begin providing services to eligible employees on October 1, 2015.    READ MORE »
pdf  2015-10-01-New-Employee-Family-Assistance-Program.pdf

3sHealth Employee Benefits Plan 2015 Members Annual Statement Newsletter

May 26, 2015 - This most recent newsletter was mailed in May 2015 with employees' Members' Annual Statement.   READ MORE »
pdf  2015-05-26-EBP-Member-Statement-web.pdf

Fall 2014 Employee Benefits Newsletter

December 1, 2014 - This newsletter contains items of interest for members of the 3sHealth employee benefits plan.   READ MORE »
pdf  2014_EBP_Fall_Newsletter_web.pdf

3sHealth Employee Benefits Plan 2014 Members Annual Statement Newsletter

April 1, 2014 - This issue of the 3sHealth Employee Benefits Newsletter was sent with the Member's Annual Statement.   READ MORE »
pdf  2014-3sHealth-EBP-Annual-Statement.pdf

Rate changes for Disability Income Plan capture savings

February 25, 2014 - 3sHealth has projected savings of approximately $5.1 million for health sector employers and employees due to a decrease in Disability Income Plan (DIP) contribution rates.
pdf  3sHealth-Feb2014-Disability-Income-Plan-Rate-Changes.pdf

A Lean approach to Disability Income Plan appeals

August 15, 2013 - For clients of 3sHealth’s Disability Income Plans (DIP), a Lean exercise created a significant change in the way appeals in the DIP department are handled.   READ MORE »
pdf  3sHealth-A-Lean-Approach-to-DIP-Appeals-August-2013.pdf

3sHealth announces rebates for members of the Retiree Benefit Plan

July 19, 2013 - On May 10, 2013, 3sHealth issued a refund cheque to people who were members of its Retiree Benefit Plan on April 1, 2013. The refund is a result of contract negotiations with Group Medical Services (GMS) that adjusts the premium rate to reflect the actual claims experienced by plan members, compared to estimated claims costs.   READ MORE »
pdf  3sHealth-2013-07-Benefits.pdf

Great West Life adds new providers to eClaims network

February 19, 2013 - Great-West life is enhancing their provider eClaims network by adding more paramedical services to the network.
pdf  3sHealth-2013-02-Great-West-Life.pdf