Sun Life Rate Changes for 2016

Each year, the Sun Life Extended Health and Dental Care plans are reviewed with UBC’s Benefits Consultants to determine the appropriate premium rates to support claim costs expected for the upcoming year.

The following tables outline the required rate adjustments to the Extended Health and Dental Care plans, effective January 1, 2016. The renewal rates are based on analyzing 12 months of past experience (July 1, 2014 – June 30, 2015) while incorporating ongoing inflation.

Dental Plan Current 2015 Monthly Rates New 2016 Monthly Rates
Effective January 1, 2016
Adjustment
Single $44.19 $42.42 – 4%
Couple $88.65 $85.10 – 4%
Family $131.43 $126.17 – 4%
Extended Health Plan Current 2015 Monthly Rates New 2016 Monthly Rates
Effective January 1, 2016
Adjustment
Plan 1 (LTM* $15,000)
Single $61.05 $51.89 – 15%
Couple $122.11 $103.79 – 15%
Family $122.11 $103.79 – 15%
Plan 2 (LTM* $50,000)
Single $100.93 $100.93 0%
Couple $203.87 $203.87 0%
Family $203.87 $203.87 0%
Plan 3 (LTM* $200,000)
Single $63.05 $70.02 + 11%
Couple $126.19 $140.07 + 11%
Family $126.19 $140.07 + 11%

 

*These numbers reflect the updated numbers for 2016. If you have any questions, please contact Janet Poupart, Retirement Benefits Administrator, at 604-822-4580 or janet.poupart@ubc.ca.