Welcome to the website of the Saskatoon Chapter of the Superannuated Teachers of Saskatchewan (also known as STS). The contents of the website are of particular interest to Saskatoon Chapter members, but we welcome STS members from elsewhere, or others who are interested, to check it out.
Saskatoon Chapter Executive, until the next election.
What’s New ??
The STS Provincial Executive has authorized the implementation of
a $250 Health Spending Account
per Extended Health and Dental Plan Member (Primary Plan Holder).
The STS Health Spending Account is available for
Extended Health and Dental Plan members
for the time period between July 1, 2021, and June 30, 2023.
For more information, see the Memo to Plan Members here as well as some Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs).
The following information is from Roger Regimbal,
Executive Director of ACER-CART.
As STS members we are all members of ACER-CART.
One of ACER-CART’s 2020-21 priorities is
to advocate for regulations governing
Retirement and Long-Term Care Homes
with emphasis on improving patient respect,
working conditions, staff training and staff wages.
We have become aware of a survey that is collecting information
to help develop standards for these homes.
Here is a link to share with your members.
*** The Spring Voice is now posted
FYI: STS Extended Health and Dental Plan: Jan 16, 2021 update
Effective immediately, Audiologists and Dietitians have been added to the STS Group Benefits Plan as additional Paramedical / Health Practitioners with an 80% reimbursement level and $500 limit for each category of practitioner.
In addition, effective immediately Social Workers and Counsellors have been added to the paramedical category of Psychologists so that the services of a Registered Psychologist, Social Worker or Counsellor will have an 80% reimbursement level and a combined $500 limit.
To be eligible, the provider must be registered with an association or governing body. Individuals are welcome to contact Saskatchewan Blue Cross if they wish to confirm the eligibility of a counsellor prior to attending sessions.
These enhancements are in response to Saskatchewan Blue Cross recommendations regarding changing industry standards as well as in response to needs expressed by the STS membership.
The STS Provincial Executive continues to explore various ways in which the STS Group Benefits Plan can best meet the needs of the membership while ensuring the Plan is sustainable, affordable and predictable.
… stay tuned for updates ASAP.