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Alberta Health Insurance

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Learn More About Health Insurance in Alberta

Your health affects your entire quality of life, so why not protect it with a health insurance plan for Alberta residents from Special Benefits Insurance Services? Health insurance can provide you with important protection from unexpected medical expenses. This can make it easier to gain access to the services you need, not to mention reduce your out-of-pocket expenses.

SBIS is an independent broker that offers a variety of health insurance plans for individuals who want to supplement their employer coverage or simply have coverage of their own. Our health insurance plans are specially designed for Albertans who have lost or do not qualify for group coverage or want more protection than their employer plan offers, including

  • Small business owners, entrepreneurs and self-employed professionals
  • Retired, semi-retired, part-time and contractor workers
  • Students, over-age dependents, surviving spouses and divorcees
  • Anyone seeking the financial protection and peace of mind that an Alberta Health Insurance Plan can provide

Alberta Health Insurance Plans Available from SBIS

At SBIS, our goal is to assist you with finding the right coverage for your specific needs and budget. We offer access to affordable, high-quality health insurance products through some of the country’s leading insurance carriers.


We are pleased to offer the Manulife Flexcare®, FollowMe™, and Manulife Association product lines in Alberta. These programs offer the flexibility you need to tailor your health insurance program to your needs and budget, including add-on benefits to provide a wholly customizable health insurance policy. Features include

Manulife Flexcare®

  • Array of health and dental insurance plans to choose from, including some guaranteed acceptance that are available without a medical exam or health questionnaire.
  • Plans with customizable add-ons that allow you to choose exactly the right insurance for your needs

Manulife FollowMe™

  • For those coming off a group benefits plan, FollowMe™ provides guaranteed acceptance as long as you apply for coverage within 90 days of losing your group benefits

Manulife Guaranteed Issue Enhance Plan

  • No needles, no nurses, no questions — your acceptance is guaranteed at time of application even if you have a pre-existing condition.

Manulife Association

  • Four health and dental options are offered with increasing coverage levels for prescription drugs, dental care, vision care, hospital coverage, emergency health services, accidental death & dismemberment and travel.

Please click on each Manulife® tab below to see the different plan details and rates

We are also proud to offer the Prism line of health insurance products through Green Shield Canada. Prism offers a broad range of coverage to help you find the right plan for your health insurance needs.

  • Prism Spectra®: Ideal for healthy individuals with few pre-existing health problems. It’s a great option for providing for your future medical needs.
  • Prism Precision®: Well suited for those with pre-existing conditions. It guarantees enrollment and requires no medical exam or health questionnaire. This program includes a comprehensive dental plan.
  • Prism Continuum®: A great choice for people who are coming off a group insurance plan and have pre-existing health conditions. Coverage is guaranteed if you apply within 90 days of losing your group health benefits.

Please click on each Prism® tab below to see the different plan details and rates

Prism Spectra ®
Prism Precision ®
Prism Continuum ®
The Prism Spectra program is another option if you are leaving a company group plan or don’t currently have health and dental coverage in place and are looking for comprehensive coverage complemented by high benefit maximums.
The Prism Precision program may be right for you if you are looking for a practical alternative for health and dental coverage for services and treatments that are not covered by the government. No medical questionnaire required, and coverage is guaranteed, even for pre-existing conditions.
The Prism Continuum program may be your best solution if you, your spouse, or your dependents are losing, or have lost your company group health benefits within the last 90 days and are looking for guaranteed coverage even with pre- existing conditions.

Want more options? Check out the GMS line of health insurance plans designed with your wellness in mind. Many Albertans are happy to discover GMS health insurance plans for their everyday health needs and medical emergencies. And they love the added bonus of receiving discount options to make their benefit coverage go even farther!


GMS Personal Health: Choose a GMS BasicPlan, ExtendaPlan® or OmniPlan® to fit your lifestyle and add emergency medical travel coverage, dental, drug and hospital cash benefits to get coverage for what you need.

GMS Replacement Health: EssentialPlan, ChoicePlan and PremierPlan bundle coverage for prescription drugs, glasses and contacts, dental care, travel and more for guaranteed protection when you leave a group plan.

Please click on each GMS tab below to see the different plan details and rates

How SBIS Can Help You Fill the Void

An Alberta Health Insurance Plan from SBIS can help you fill the void if you lack adequate insurance coverage. It’s the perfect way to supplement your provincial insurance, which can be quite limited in scope. Alberta’s provincial health insurance generally does not cover

  • Prescription drugs
  • Dental services
  • Ground ambulance costs
  • Routine eye exams for residents 19 to 64 years of age
  • Eyeglasses and contact lenses
  • Chiropractic, acupuncturist, licensed massage therapist, naturopath, osteopath, physiotherapy or psychology services
  • Semi-Private and/or Private Hospital accommodations
  • Hearing aids
  • Medical and surgical appliances, prosthetics, supplies, mobility devices, etc.

Learn more about how our Alberta Health Insurance Plans can help protect your finances and peace of mind. Request a no-obligation quote or a free information package today!

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