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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.

Getting Divorced? Don’t Forget Your Health Insurance

Make sure you know about your health insurance Frequently, one spouse is less aware of financial details and arrangements, but both individuals need to have an accurate picture of their economic situation. [+]

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How To Help Keep Your ‘On Demand’ Work Team Healthy

From accounting to web design, marketing to deliveries, your business likely depends on a non-full-time team of individuals to meet administration, production, sales and customer service needs. Contract or precarious employment is [+]

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Tips For Managing Your Travel Insurance Claim

First, call the doctor If you or your family member has an illness that prevents you from going on your trip you will need proof from a doctor — advising you that [+]

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Top 5 Reasons Employers Should Introduce a Dental Insurance Plan

1. It’s a highly appreciated benefit The 2018 Sanofi Canada Healthcare Survey asked plan members to choose what they value most about their health benefit plan. Fifty-one percent said they valued its [+]

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How to Choose Your Retirement Health Insurance Plan

Why buy health insurance? Health and dental insurance is a way for people to save on healthcare costs not covered by their provincial government plan. Expenses like prescription drugs, dental care, hearing [+]

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Free Look Gives You 100% Confidence In Your Travel Insurance Plan

Imagine all the reasons your trip may go a little off course: you have elderly parents and will need to return home quickly to care for them your destination has an unexpected [+]

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Will Insurance Companies Offer Coverage for Medical Marijuana?

The experience at Veterans Affairs Canada Part of the hesitation insurers have comes from lax prescribing practices. Many doctors who regularly prescribe pot don’t do proper patient examinations or follow-ups, according to [+]

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What Are Your 6 Top Factors For Choosing Travel Medical Insurance?

In 2018, the Canadian Association of Financial Institutions (CAFII) surveyed over 1,200 travel medical insurance buyers, asking what factors affected their choice of travel medical insurance. Here are the findings. Factor #1: [+]

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Canadians Still Need Health Insurance

It’s true that many health care services are covered by the government plans, however, there are a number of services that are not covered. It is a shock to many people in [+]

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Health Insurance is for Everyone

Fresh Out of School In today’s job market, new graduates can usually expect that at least the first few years out of school will be spent in part-time or contract work. With [+]

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Health Insurance Options for New Canadians

In the interim, newcomers to Canada face the same health care coverage challenges as those who are coming to the country temporarily. If you are planning to move to Canada permanently, until [+]

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Healthcare in Canada

It could be argued that prescription drugs and other treatments are missing from the public healthcare platform. Thankfully, many Canadians are able to access these supplementary treatments like physiotherapy and medical supplies [+]

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Factors Influencing Health Insurance Premiums

such as: Age Marital Status Dependents Health History Province of Residence Maximums The following provides some additional insight into the individual considerations that may affect your private health insurance premium. Age, Marital [+]

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Interim Federal Health Program – Do you qualify?

However, this benefit is not granted immediately upon arrival in Canada. Those new to the country have a waiting period for health insurance while their residency status in Canada is determined. This [+]

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Three Benefits of Private Health Insurance

Financial Protection Without supplemental health insurance, you are responsible for paying for the cost of any treatment not covered by your provincial plan.  As the government continues to eliminate covered services, you [+]

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Purchasing Health Insurance: Five Questions to Ask

Whether you’re purchasing health insurance for the first time or you’ve had a plan before, here are five questions to ask during your search for the coverage that is right for you, [+]

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