OHIP (Ontario Health Insurance Plan)
Physician's fees as well as laboratory work, x-rays, and most
referrals are paid by the Ontario Health Insurance Plan.
You should be aware that:
You must present a valid health card at each
Every person has their own Health Card
number. Your number is not the same as other members of your family.
When making an application, you must have
proof of Canadian Citizenship, either a Birth Certificate or Baptismal
Certificate. A Driver's License is not sufficient identification for the
If you are not an Ontario resident, you may
have coverage through your own Provincial Medical insurance. Not all
provinces have the same health benefits. Please read your policy
carefully with regard to Out-Of-Province benefits.
International students are not covered by
OHIP. They are advised to seek private insurance.
For more information about OHIP, visit their website:
Student Health Insurance Plan
Accidents can happen, that's why SUCCI has an accident insurance plan,
but this does not replace OHIP
Your student fees automatically enroll you in this Supplementary
Insurance Plan. You have the right to opt-out of the plan or opt-in
spouses or dependants. Opt-In/Opt-Out forms can be obtained at the SUCCI
Office and Health Centre.
Prescription drugs will also be reimbursed 75% after a $25 deductible.
You must present your student card when filling prescriptions in order
Pick up a copy of the Student Accident and Insurance Plan from the
Student Union or Health Centre offices.
For more information, visit the Student Union (SUCCI) website.
For more information about the Student Health Insurance Plan,
NOTE: Any contact you have with the Health Centre will be handled with
complete privacy. Medical information will not be released without
written consent, unless required by law.