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Benefits of Membership

The benefits of being a member of HBT are as follows:

1. Proven Successful Service Model

  • Our service model lowers administrative and structural costs as well as risk.

2. Fair and Equitable Benefit Coverage & Claims Adjudication

  • We oversee the administration of all bargained Benefit Plans to make certain that Benefit coverage and payments are optimized and equitable to members and their employees.
  • We develop and manage a wide variety of Plans for organizations with unionized and non-unionized employees.
  • We oversee all aspects of claims adjudication to ensure fair and equitable practice and provide support to employers on all claims adjudication issues.

3. Expert Staff

  • Our staff have an in-depth understanding of the BC health care and community social services sector.
  • We have a highly qualified staff team with extensive knowledge in Benefits Administration, Finance, Actuarial Services, Information Technology, Operations and Rehabilitation.

4. Strong Asset Management

  • We have a track record of superior asset management.
  • We manage financial assets for the sole benefit of the member organization.

5. Extensive Service Provider Network

  • We have access to an extensive network of service providers and monitor the quality of our providers to ensure that high standards of practice are met.
  • We are able negotiate the best possible service provider pricing based on the size of our client base.

6. Quality Service

  • We provide customized services to meet employer Benefit administration needs.
  • Our expert team of Rehabilitation Consultants manage the most complex Long Term Disability claims on behalf of employers who do not have the resources to effectively resolve claims on their own.

7. Ongoing Communication Support

  • Employers have access to secured areas for all of their Benefit administration requirements.
  • We provide eCommunications.

8. Online Self Services

  • Employers can access their invoices online.
  • Eligible employees can enrol for Flex Benefits online.
  • Employees and employers can complete and submit a Rehabilitation Services Referral and Release of Information Authorization Form online.

Become a Member

HBT membership ranges in size from organizations with as few as one employee to large health authorities with as many as 17,000 employees.

  • Interested in experiencing the benefits of the Trust’s comprehensive services?
  • Require a Benefit quote?
  • Looking for information on the criteria for Trust membership?
  • Looking for information about our membership application process? 


Elisabeth Whiting
VP, Operations & Administration