BC STUDENT HEALTH CONSORTIUM
The BC Federation of Students helps operate health and dental plans at campuses across British Columbia to ensure students have access to high quality and affordable health and dental coverage.
The Federation works with Green Shield Canada, Canada’s leading not-for-profit insurance provider to offer students coverage on prescription drugs, dental procedures, paramedical services and vision care, among other things. In working together to manage health and dental plans for our members, we can ensure that students are getting the most coverage for the best rate.
Want more information about your plan? The following students’ unions participate in the BC Student Health Consortium. Visit their website to get more information about your plan:
LEGAL ASSISTANCE SERVICE
Participating students’ union health and dental plans also offer timely, cost-effective access to legal counselling where you can receive unlimited free legal consultation and referrals, and a 25% discount on most lawyer fees. Contact your students’ union for details.
1 (877) 333-3884 - available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week
Experienced lawyers can guide you through most major types of law including: family, criminal, civil litigation, landlord and tenant, residential real estate, condo/strata, wills and estates, tax, employment, immigration, identity theft support and more.
VIRTUAL HEALTH CARE
Finding time to visit a doctor while balancing your school schedule with everything else you have to do in a day can be a challenge. We know the last thing you want to do is get stuck in a waiting room while you're not feeling well or have an exam to study for, now you can easily speak to a doctor virtually, and if necessary have a prescription sent to a pharmacy of your choice.
GOeVisit: access medical appointments with a doctor or nurse practitioner through a secure web portal or mobile app 24 hours a day, seven days a week - they can diagnose and prescribe treatment for over 300 minor illnesses. Our partnership with GOeVisit waives the annual and per visit fees allowing you to access the service for free. Register on the BCFS GOeVisit platform to get started.
Babylon by TELUS Health: Babylon by TELUS Health lets you see a doctor or mental health counsellor from your phone, where and when it's convenient for you. Doctor consultations, through Babylon, for BC residents are covered under the Medical Services Plan (MSP). Learn more now.
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