About Us

HEB Manitoba provides pension and other benefits to eligible employees (and their families) of participating healthcare employers. Participating employers include regional health authorities, hospitals, nursing homes, special-care homes, and other health-related organizations throughout Manitoba. 

Healthcare Employees’ Pension Plan

The Healthcare Employees’ Pension Plan was established on January 1, 1997, and is a multi-employer defined benefit pension plan with over 92,000 members and $9.5 billion in assets as at December 31, 2022. It is ranked as one of the top 50 pension plans in Canada in terms of plan assets.

The Healthcare Employees’ Pension Plan is governed by an independent, 12-member Board of Trustees.

Healthcare Employees’ Benefits Plan: Healthcare, Dental, Life Insurance and Disability & Rehabilitation Plans

The Healthcare, Dental, Life Insurance and Disability & Rehabilitation Plans were established and offered to eligible healthcare employees employed by a participating employer in Manitoba on June 1, 1998.

The Benefits Plans are governed by an independent, 10-member Board of Trustees.

Healthcare Plan and Dental Plan

The Healthcare Plan and Dental Plan provide healthcare and dental benefits to eligible employees. In addition, HEB Manitoba offers a Retiree Group Healthcare Plan that provides basic and extended healthcare benefits to retired employees.

Claims administration and adjudication for the Healthcare Plan and Dental Plan are provided by Manitoba Blue Cross on a self-insured budgeted Administrative Services Only (ASO) basis.

Life Insurance Plan

The Life Insurance Plan provides Employee Life Insurance, Family (Dependant) Life Insurance, and Accidental Death & Dismemberment (AD&D) Insurance to participating healthcare employees in Manitoba. At retirement, HEB Manitoba provides Post Retirement Insurance (PRI) to eligible employees. In addition, some retiring members may qualify for a Paid-up Life Insurance Policy. HEB Manitoba will advise these members at retirement if they qualify.

The Canada Life Assurance Company (Canada Life) administers claims for the Life Insurance Plan.

Disability & Rehabilitation Plan

The Disability & Rehabilitation (D&R) Plan is a self-insured, self-administered plan designed to replace a portion of a member’s income if the member is unable to work because they are totally disabled as defined by the Plan. The D&R Plan processes enrolments and coordinates claims assessments, rehabilitation programs, and provides D&R Benefit payments.

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Disclaimer - This website provides a basic overview of the Healthcare Employees' Pension Plan (HEPP) and the Healthcare Employees' Benefits Plan (HEBP) (collectively the HEB Manitoba Pension and Benefit Plans). Not all employers participate in all Plans. Please check your eligibility for benefits with your employer.

HEB Manitoba is a name notation registered by the Healthcare Employees’ Pension Plan – Manitoba and the Healthcare Employees’ Benefits Plan – Manitoba and under which each of their respective undertakings is carried out.

The information on this website is for convenience of reference only and has no official sanction. View our full disclaimer here.