Health and wellness

Better health is within your reach. Live your life to the fullest and support your overall well-being with these benefits and resources.


What’s covered

Your Manulife medical plan provides 100% coverage for hospital, global medical assistance, and out-of-country care, plus:

  • Hospital: semi-private room  
  • Home nursing care: $10,000 per calendar year  
  • In-Canada prescription drugs: included  
  • Smoking cessation products: $300 lifetime  
  • Fertility drugs: $15,000 lifetime  
  • Dispensing fee limit: reasonable and customary amount
  • Blood glucose monitoring machine: reasonable and customary amount
  • Continuous glucose monitoring machine: reasonable and customary amount
  • Private duty nursing services: $10,000 per calendar year  

Your coverage also includes up to $500 per year for each of these paramedical providers:

  • Acupuncturist
  • Audiologist
  • Chiropractor
  • Massage therapist
  • Naturopath
  • Osteopath
  • Physiotherapist
  • Podiatrist or chiropodist
  • Psychologist
  • Speech therapist

For more information, call Manulife at 800-268-6195 or contact People & Payroll SupportNow.


Good oral health plays a key role in your overall health. That’s why Gen offers dental coverage for you, your spouse or domestic partner, and your children.

Plan highlights

DeductibleIndividual: $25 per calendar year
Family: $50 per calendar year
Basic carePlan pays 100%
Major carePlan pays 50%
OrthodontiaPlan pays 50%
Accidental dental injuryPlan pays 100%
Combined basic/major maximum$2,500 per calendar year
Orthodontia maximum$2,000 lifetime
Accidental dental injury maximumUnlimited

For more information, call Manulife at 800-268-6195 or contact People & Payroll SupportNow.


Gen provides vision coverage for you, your spouse or domestic partner, and your dependent children under age 19.

Plan highlights

Eye examEvery 2 calendar years
Glasses, contact lenses, laser eye surgery$300 every 2 calendar years
Visual training and remedial therapy$200 lifetime

For more information, call Manulife at 800-268-6195 or contact People & Payroll SupportNow.

Employee assistance program (EAP)

Relationships. Finances. Parenting. Life can be challenging. The employee assistance program (EAP) through Cigna can help.

You and your eligible family members receive up to six confidential, professional counselling sessions by phone or in person per issue per year—for free. Talk to a professional counsellor, who can help you:

  • Manage stress, anxiety, depression, and addiction
  • Handle relationship issues and divorce
  • Develop your resilience
  • Cope with illness and death
  • Manage your finances and create a financial plan
  • Access legal advice from a licensed attorney

You can also access online resources to help you manage your well-being on your own, including child care and parenting support services, financial tools, and legal advice.

This benefit is completely confidential and 100% company paid.

Get started

Call 855-371-5515 to talk to a counsellor. Or visit the Cigna website and use company code gen.

Wellness reimbursement

Fitness and exercise play a significant role in your overall well-being. To help you meet your physical goals, Gen will reimburse you up to US$450 (local currency equivalent) per calendar year for eligible fitness expenses, including gym memberships, personal trainers, and race entry fees.

How it works

You have one year to request fitness expense reimbursements through Workday.

Complete the Gen Employee Benefits Reimbursement Claim Form in Workday, attaching the authorization form along with original receipts from the gym, health club, or other wellness/fitness expense(s).

Eligible expenses

Memberships: Health clubs/gyms of your choice

Lessons or personal training: Personal training/coaching for fitness activities

Group fitness classes/lessons/leagues: Class or registration fees, community center classes, yoga, karate, martial arts, Pilates, aerobics, dance exercise, kayaking, spinning, step, kickboxing, muscle conditioning, tennis, badminton, golf, softball, baseball, football, soccer, volleyball, basketball, swimming/aquatics, skiing, racquet ball, rowing, trekking, running/jogging, mountain biking, hiking, bowling, horseback riding, and other similar fitness class, lesson, or league

Online fitness classes/programs: Subscriptions, registration fees, on-demand or live classes or training to include yoga, Pilates, aerobics, spinning, strength training, step, and other related online fitness classes or programs

Entrance fees: Hiking trail, park, race, or other similar fitness entrance fees

Weight loss programs and nutrition counseling: Those not covered by health insurance program

At-home gym or fitness equipment: Dumbbells, treadmills, snowboards, skis, bicycles, tennis rackets, golf clubs, yoga mats, helmets, skates, hula hoops; equipment for swimming, football, soccer, baseball

Wellness resources

Our ongoing commitment to your health and wellness is centered around cultivating a culture of wellness that supports your body, mind, and financial health. 

Our current global offerings include virtual mindfulness, stress reduction, and fitness classes.

Learn more on Gen Central.