Out of Country and Stability Travel Provisions


Whether you’re ready to hit cottage country or gearing up for an epic summer of wanderlust around the globe – peak travel season is upon us. And while we typically stress about mundane things like forgetting to ask someone to empty our mailbox, travel insurance is something that often gets overlooked. It’s a safety net [...]

Out of Country and Stability Travel Provisions2019-06-18T16:07:00+00:00

Virtual Healthcare is revolutionizing the industry


How plan sponsors are really stepping up on behalf of their members In this digital dimension we are now immersed in, web-based mental-health care is rapidly becoming more advanced and is catering to the evolving needs of the modern workforce. With studies suggesting that up to 70% of doctors’ visits can be handled virtually, online health-care [...]

Virtual Healthcare is revolutionizing the industry2019-05-02T09:24:28+00:00

Green Shield Canada 2014 Health Study


Recently, Green Shield Canada (GSC) came out with their 2014 Health Study.  This was an innovative look at the trends this large Insurer is seeing in their block of business.  The results have been sorted by age bands and includes health claims data; in addition to the more familiar drug data.  High level, we learned [...]

Green Shield Canada 2014 Health Study2018-04-17T15:55:13+00:00

Suggested Dental Fee Guide Increases for 2015


Suggested Dental Fee Guide Increases for 2015 It’s that time of year when most provincial and territorial dental associations’ release their annual dental fee guides. Typically, there is an overall increase for dental services provided by general practitioners. We use the information contained in the dental fee guides to establish reimbursement levels for the dental [...]

Suggested Dental Fee Guide Increases for 20152018-04-17T15:55:13+00:00

Travel Insurance: Are you “Really” Covered?


Canadians love to travel. But, travel insurance issues abound as new insurance provisions or clarifications of existing adjudication practices, are forcing plan sponsors to revisit their communication to plan members. Starting off with the first payer; (the Provincial Medical Plan) in this case, the Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care, visitors to that website [...]

Travel Insurance: Are you “Really” Covered?2018-04-17T15:55:13+00:00
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