As a consequence of specific career patterns, a number of PSAC members are subject to the Public Service Management Insurance Plan (PSMIP) which provides Basic, Supplementary and Dependent Life Insurance. Coverage under these life insurance arrangements ceases as of the date of termination of employment.
However, a conversion privilege to an individual policy without evidence of insurability is available for a 31-day period following the date of termination. Terminating employees interested in the foregoing option are required to submit a written request to the insurer citing their Individual Agency Number (IAN), the Some Useful Tips – Fifth Edition 2008 40 Retiring from the Public Service of Canada date of termination of employment and group policy number G68-1400. The IAN is provided to employees by the departmental Pay and Benefits Specialist. The contact coordinates for the insurer are as follows:
Industrial Alliance and
Financial Services Inc
Group Life and Disability Claims
522 University Avenue
Toronto ON M5G 1Y7
Telephone No.: 1 800 977-2117