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To make informed decisions about health and dental insurance, you need to start by getting the facts. Reading our collection of articles about health and dental insurance in Canada will help you save time and money as you discover more about how insurance works, and how the choices you make now will affect you in the future.

Vacation Time At Your Small Business? Don’t Forget Employee Travel Insurance

Whether you leave the vacation request binder in the employee lounge, or have an online booking system, its important to make sure employees are content knowing they have a week or two [+]

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More TuGo Travel Insurance Claim Facts You Want To Know Including COVID-19 Coverage

Getting back to travelling and choosing the right travel insurance can be easy (especially with the help of SBIS). Understanding how COVID impacts your travel insurance claim is not quite as simple. [+]

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Graduating? Discover Three Ways To Get The Health Insurance You Need

You may not have been paying much attention while you were studying at school, but have you learned that public health insurance in Canada does not cover every health service and product [+]

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Read This Important Update On Travel Insurance Now

With a Level 2 advisory in place, the Canadian government no longer recommends that vaccinated Canadians avoid travel for non-essential purposes. That’s a green light to travel! And it gives you greater [+]

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The Real-Life Travel Insurance COVID-19 Claim Stories You Need To Know

These days, the number one concern on most travellers’ minds is, “Will I be covered for COVID-19?” Travelling anywhere comes with a set of unprecedented risks that, as a traveller, require you [+]

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Rely On Health Insurance To Take Better Control Of Your Health And Wellness

Life can be, and has been, challenging – and we all have strengths and weaknesses when faced with a challenge. Today more than ever we understand that taking care of our physical [+]

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Ready For Travel Adventure? Here Is Your Travel Insurance Destination Guide

The most important thing you can pack for your trip is a travel insurance policy that can help protect your family financially if you are sick or injured while away. You should [+]

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How Health Insurance Helps You Hire Employees During A Labour Shortage

Businesses large and small have been facing obstacles related to the workforce in 2022. According to Statistics Canada’s Canadian Survey on Business Conditions for the first quarter, only about 65% of the [+]

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How To Find Your Best Health Insurance Match For Your Small Business

Knowing how to take care of your work team’s health insurance needs can be challenging, especially when you are starting out or scaling up your small business. Employee benefits are important, and [+]

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Afraid Of Inflation And Your Healthcare Costs? Help Secure Your Future With Health Insurance

The year-over-year change in prices in Canada is outpacing gains in wages, meaning Canadians are facing inflation and a strain on their budgets. What if you or someone in your family unexpectedly [+]

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Why You Need Dental Insurance To Protect Against Out-Of-Pocket Expenses

Keeping your teeth and gums clean isn’t just important for maintaining a happy and healthy smile. It’s important for maintaining your overall health. Poor oral health has been linked to serious medical conditions, [+]

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How Health Insurance Can Help You Stay Healthy This Winter

Participating in outdoor activities in the winter can really lift your spirits and improve your health. All that exercise releases endorphins to make you feel happy. And if it’s sunny you gain [+]

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Health Insurance Can Help Make Sure You Get The Physiotherapy You Need

Physical therapists assess and treat musculoskeletal impairments and are helping more people than ever live a better, pain-free life. You don’t need a doctor’s referral to get treatment. And you do not [+]

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Let Manulife’s Association Plan Work Hard For Your Small Business

Owning a small business can be a balancing act. On one side, there’s that glorious freedom to do what you love. But on the other, getting downtime is not easy. What would [+]

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Retirement Finances Have You Worried? Health Insurance Helps Deliver Confidence

A survey by Ipsos for Ryerson University’s National Institute on Ageing asked Canadians their thoughts on the problem of facing longer and more expensive retirements. Three-quarters (75 per cent) nearing or in [+]

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2022 Health Insurance Tips For Taking Better Care Of Your Health

Your health and wellbeing are part of a larger combination of factors that includes prevention, exercise, nutrition, and mental health. Many of us are getting more receptive to emerging services, such as [+]

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Do You Need Dental Surgery? Here’s How Your Dental Insurance Can Help

While the nature of the injuries these days is much different than 200 years ago, the need for oral surgery hasn’t diminished. Many students of dentistry opt to become oral surgeons as [+]

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Dental Checkups – Why and When You Should Go

It’s funny how we use our mouths to chew, swallow, speak, breathe, kiss, and much more, and yet they’re the last things on our minds when we consider our health. Your teeth [+]

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Why You Need the Perfect Insurance Plan for Your Children

Our caring and nurturing doesn’t stop at feeding and clothing, it extends to the well-being of our children in all ways. That includes making sure they have an education, a clean environment, [+]

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Get Dental Insurance Before You Need Dental Surgery!

Thankfully, we now live in a society where tooth extractions are the absolute last resort, and dentists will do everything in their power to save your teeth. Sometimes the measures they take [+]

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How to Avoid Expensive Dental Costs

Now think about how you could pay that dental bill without dental insurance. Would you be able to afford it? When faced with this question, most people opt to skip the dental [+]

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Dental Insurance Dictionary

Basic dental services An umbrella term for dental services that generally include exams, x-rays, polishing, scaling, root planing, endodontic services and tooth removal. Bitewing x-rays A type of x-ray that you bite [+]

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Dental Insurance Checklist

If you don’t have a plan or your existing one isn’t cutting it for you, it’s a great idea to put a little research into finding something that will meet all your [+]

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Why Your Dental Fee Guide is Important and How to Understand It

Decoding the Codes Every procedure, every appliance, and every exam has a specific code. For example, you may have had a recall exam, where your dentist checks for cavities; some scaling, where [+]

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Do You Find Completing Travel Insurance Forms A Challenge? Avoid These 3 Mistakes!

No matter what the season, you can be forgiven for spending your time searching for last minute travel deals, eagerly hoping to get out of town for a week or two. If [+]

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Get Your Travel Insurance To The US Because You Select To Travel

Relief and excitement are just two of the emotions felt by so many Canadians ready to travel to the U.S.  Whether you are vaccinated or not, the decision to travel across the [+]

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Don’t Worry — Travel Insurance Can Cover You If Your Health Has Changed

A standard emergency medical travel insurance policy will include coverage for pre-existing medical conditions — provided you meet the insurer’s stability requirements. What does that mean? That means it is important to [+]

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How To Prepare For Travelling Safely: Get Valuable Travel Insurance Protection

Travelweek surveyed 3,000 Canadians in June 2021 on their travel plans. Their findings? As soon as travel restrictions are lifted after the pandemic is over 1/3rd of those surveyed say they will [+]

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Don’t Underestimate The Importance Of Visitors To Canada Travel Insurance

Regardless of whether your visiting friends or family are going to be here for a few days, a few months, or a couple of years, emergency medical insurance for visitors to Canada [+]

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Get The Perfect 2-Day Multi Trip Travel Insurance For Your Cross-Border Trips

If you get sick or injured while travelling, your provincial government healthcare provides limited coverage for medical treatment and hospital costs outside of Canada. Provincial healthcare plans don’t cover expenses like ambulance [+]

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Travel Insurance For Grandparents Traveling With Grandchildren

Planning a special trip with your grandchildren can be one of the best lifetime experiences. With children, anything can happen. That’s why pre-planning and buying travel insurance is a smart move when [+]

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Travelling Between Provinces This Summer? Stay Protected With Travel Insurance

Are ready to explore the amazing and beautiful feast for the senses that our country has to offer? Whether it’s visiting our magnificent national parks, a do-it-yourself tour of one of our [+]

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Why You Need Custom Orthotics: It’s all in the Shoes

Thankfully, shoes have improved over the years. Someone smart finally realized that if shoes fit each foot correctly, they would be more comfortable. Now, shoes are no longer just protective barriers from [+]

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Massage Therapy: Why Something So Fantastic Has to Be Reasonable and Customary

The after-effects are wondrous, giving you relief from the stresses of life. To some, massage therapy is a real luxury to be paid out of pocket, while others are fortunate to have [+]

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10 Things Your Dentist Wants You to Know

That’s a shame because a good dental self-care routine is critical to proper oral healthcare. Though the frequency of your visits may vary based on your needs and your health and dental [+]

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5 Ways to Avoid a Problem with Your Travel Insurance Claim

Some travel insurance policies, thankfully, go without claims because the trip was uneventful. However, if you do find yourself sitting in an emergency room far away from home, you’ll never be mad [+]

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Younger Workers Need a Health Insurance Strategy

To help form part of a plan for tomorrow, today’s young workers need a health insurance strategy to take care of their current and future healthcare needs. Health Insurance Challenges Facing Millennials [+]

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Travel Insurance in Times of Global Uncertainty

When planning a trip for work, pleasure or personal reasons, it’s important to know what’s happening in the world around you. This year, many Canadians are changing their travel plans due to [+]

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What Do Dentists Think About Halloween?

One group of healthcare professionals in particular has some ideas on the subject of the annual festival of Trick or Treating adventures. What do dentists think of Halloween? Dental Care Tips from [+]

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Insurance Issues in the Medical Marijuana Debate in Canada

On April 20, 2017, the Canadian Federal Government announced that recreational use of marijuana (also known as cannabis) will be legal in Canada by Canada Day 2018. For many Canadians, this settles [+]

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