We have recently increased the Unit 3 Health Care Spending Account (HCSA) entitlement to $300 per academic year, pending the availability of funds.

Please use this new claim form: CUPE 3906 Unit 3 Postdoctoral HS Claim Form-1 300

For eligibility information and how to apply, please see below.

IMPORTANT UPDATE: March 23, 2020

Please note that our office is temporarily closed due to the pandemic.

Due to the pandemic, our Third Party Administrator is temporarily honouring claims submitted via email until further notice.  You can now submit your Health Care Spending Account claims via email to claims@prosure-group.com.   Please note that you must fill out and sign the form, and submit a clear scan or image of the form and your supporting documentation.  Please mention that you are a CUPE 3906 member in your email.  Also, please make sure to hold on to your original form and receipts for at least 1 year if you submit claims via email.

You can also submit forms via mail directly to the Prosure Group, although processing hard copies submitted by mail might result in delays during the office closure period. Please make sure that you sign your form with pen-and-ink, and include original receipts.  Claims can be mailed to:

THE PROSURE GROUP

2225 Sheppard Ave East Suite 1400, Atria III 

Toronto, Ontario 
M2J 5C2

Please note that there may be significant delays in processing claims that are left in our KTH B111 mailbox after March 23rd, 2020.

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Your union secured a $25,000/yr healthcare spending account for unionized post-doctoral fellows in our round of collective bargaining during the summer of 2016. In our round of bargaining in summer 2019, we made the following gains to the total value of the fund:

September 1, 2019: $30,000
September 1, 2020: $40,000
September 1, 2021: $47,500

As such, the Benefits Committee recently voted to increase maximum amount has been increased from $250 per academic year to $300 per academic year (subject to the availability of funds). For information about the increase will be forthcoming.

This account will cover any health-care related expense approved by the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA), and can be used to supplement items/services not fully covered by your SunLife plan, or items that are not covered at all by the Sun Life Plan.  (Click here to see the list of types of authorized medical practitioners whose services are eligible according to the CRA.)

To apply, you must fill out and sign the claim form, attach original receipts, and drop off the claim to our office at KTH B111.  Eligible claims will be paid via cheque to the address you provide on the form.

Forms are available above.

For additional information, please contact administrator@cupe3906.org