The Public Service Health Care Plan (PSCHP) is governed by an Administrative Authority and Partners’ Committee, representing Federal Retirees, active employees and the employer.

On February 27, 2015, the law firm Gowling Henderson Lafleur LLP filed a Notice of Application in the Federal Court of Canada on behalf of the National Association of Federal Retirees and some of its members.

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The Treasury Board has announced the new PSHCP monthly contribution rates.

The Public Service Health Care Plan (PSHCP) legal action,

The National Association of Federal Retirees has been advised that although the British Columbia government announced changes to BC Medical Services Plan (MSP) premiums in September 2016, pension deductions were not adjusted at the beginning of 2017 as they should have been.

 

On April 24, 2020, the Government of Canada extended certain temporary changes to the Public Service Health Care Plan (PSHCP) put in place on

 

The Treasury Board has released its Report on the Public Service Pension Plan for the Fiscal Year Ended March 31, 2019, which was tabled April 11, 2020, in Parliament.

On September 18, 2018 the Federal Court of Appeal in Ottawa will begin hearings in the matter of the National Association of Federal Retirees and its named applicants who are challenging the decision by the Treasury Board of Canada to increase the health care premiums of retirees from

On June 25, the federal government announced temporary measures for the Pensioners’ Dental Services Plan.

Please be advised of the Quebec Taxable Benefits rates for 2016. 

Earlier this month, the Federal Court of Canada released its decision in the matter of the National Association of Federal Retirees and its named applicants who were challenging the decision by the Treasury Board of Canada to increase the health care premiums of retirees from 25% to 50% under the

On Monday, October 22, the Canadian Union of Postal Workers (CUPW) began a series of rotating nationwide strikes.

In 2019, changes were introduced to the dispensing requirements for orthotics under the Public Service Health Care Plan (PSHCP). At that time, this information was shared with plan members who made claims for these products during the three previous years.

In December 2016, media reported that the federal government was considering taxing health- care benefits as part of its overall review of the Canadian income tax system. The federal government has not yet confirmed if it will implement this tax.

The Treasury Board has announced the new Public Service Health Care Plan (PSHCP) Monthly Contribution Rates that will come into effect April 1, 2015.

The new contribution rates will be taken from the March 30, 2015 pension cheques.

The Treasury Board has announced the new PSHCP monthly contribution rates that will come into effect April 1, 2019.
The Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat has released the 2021 Quebec taxable benefits calculations for the Pensioners’ Dental Services Plan (PDSP).

In December 2016, media reported that the federal government was considering taxing health care benefits as part of its overall review of the Canadian income tax system. This sparked immediate concern from Canadians and many organizations, including Federal Retirees.

In December 2016, media reported that the federal government was considering taxing health care benefits as part of its overall review of the Canadian income tax system. This sparked immediate concern from Canadians and many organizations, including Federal Retirees.

 

Federal Retirees and the federal public service unions want to make sure Treasury Board gets the message – PSHCP renewal is long overdue.

The hearing was held on April 10 and 11 in response to the Association’s application to declare unlawful the Government of Canada’s actions in relation to unilaterally changing the Public Service Health Care Plan (PSHCP) cost-sharing formula for federal public sector retirees.

The Treasury Board has announced the new Public Service Health Care Plan (PSHCP) Monthly Contribution Rates that will come into effect April 1, 2017.

 

Earlier this year, Federal Retirees launched a survey to better understand the needs of our members with respect to the Pensioners’ Dental Services Plan (PDSP).

The Treasury Board has announced the new PSHCP monthly contribution rates.
 

The Treasury Board has announced the new Public Service Health Care Plan (PSHCP) monthly contribution rates that will come into effect April 1, 2021.  

Sun Life has advised that some Public Service Health Care Plan (PSHCP) and Pensioners Dental Services Plan (PDSP) members are sending their claim forms for reimbursement to the Sun Life office in Ottawa.

PSHCP renewal discussions are underway and Federal Retirees is prepared to advocate for meaningful and affordable proposals that meet pensioners’ needs.