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PlanDirect™ Core, Core Plus and Elite plans

Don’t have coverage right now? PlanDirect has you covered.

Health and dental insurance for freelancers, self-employed or anyone not covered by a group plan.

You can choose from three plans.

Core

Meet our base plan, ideal if you’re on a budget.

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  • 70% prescription coverage up to $500 per person per calendar year
  • 70% routine dental coverage up to $350 per person per calendar year 
  • 100% coverage for one eye exam up to $75 every 2 years

Core Plus

Same great coverage as our Core plan, but your reimbursement rate and maximums are higher.

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  • 80% prescription coverage up to $10,000 per person per calendar year
  • 80% routine dental coverage up to $750 per person per calendar year 
  • 100% coverage for paramedical practitioners up to $400 per practitioner each calendar year

Elite

If you’re looking for even more coverage than Core Plus, this is the plan for you.

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  • 90% prescription coverage up to $10,000 per person per calendar year, 100% for next $240,000
  • 80% routine dental coverage up to $1000 per person per calendar year 
  • 100% coverage for paramedical practitioners up to $500 per practitioner per calendar year

This plan could be a great fit for:

  • A freelancer, gig worker or contractor who doesn’t have coverage through their job

  • A person who takes prescriptions that aren’t that expensive

  • A retiree who’s leaving a group plan and doesn’t have any pre-existing conditions

Here’s how the different plans compare in some of the most popular benefits areas:

Note: If you are a Quebec resident, PlanDirect provides supplemental coverage to the prescription drug coverage provided under the Régie de l’assurance maladie du Québec (RAMQ) basic prescription drug insurance plan. PlanDirect doesn’t remove your obligation to have drug coverage through the RAMQ drug public plan, through your employer or an association you are a member of or through the employer of your spouse.

Core

Core Plus

Elite

Dental – routine services

70% coverage up to $350 per person each calendar year

80% coverage up to $750 per person each calendar year 

Option 1: without dental 

Option 2: with dental, 80% coverage up to $1000 per person each calendar year

Eye glasses, contact lenses and laser eye surgery

100% coverage up to $150 per person every 2 years  
100% coverage up to $200 per person every 2 years 

100% coverage up to $250 per person every 2 years

Paramedical services, including physiotherapy, speech therapy and psychology 100% coverage up to $30 per visit; maximum of $300 per practitioner each calendar year 
100% coverage up to $40 per visit; maximum of $400 per practitioner each calendar year 
100% coverage up to $50 per visit; maximum of $500 per practitioner each calendar year 

Prescription drugs

70% coverage up to $500 per person each calendar year 80% coverage up to $10,000 per person each calendar year

90% coverage on first $10,000 per person each calendar year 

100% for the next $240,000 

$250,000 maximum per person each calendar year 

Aubrey’s story

“Aubrey* just started their dream job at a tech start up, but it’s missing one thing: workplace benefits. Aubrey is young, mid-20s and proactive about their physical and mental wellness and wants to be able to keep up with routine things like going to the dentist, contact lenses and therapy, and get help with any other future costs their provincial healthcare doesn’t cover.

That’s why Aubrey chose Core, our base PlanDirect plan. It offers 70% reimbursement for their prescription drugs, $300 each calendar year for paramedical services like psychologists, with a per visit maximum of $30. It also includes 70% reimbursement for regular dental services like cleanings, up to $350 each calendar year.”

*Aubrey is a fictitious character whose story was developed to show the real life advantages of choosing PlanDirect for your health and dental coverage.

You can also add extra coverage if you need it.

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If you’d like to explore plans and see how much they could cost you, get a quote

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