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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.

How To Submit Your Health Insurance Claims on the Go

One Download for Quick and Convenient Claims By using your insurance provider’s claims app, you will get many (or all) of these online services: Submit paramedical service, counselling, speech therapy and massage [+]

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Health Benefit Insights For Small Business Owners

But Canada is run by small businesses, so here are some important takeaways when your business has chosen to provide individual health insurance. You can use this insight even if your business [+]

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If A Drug I Was Taking is Recalled, Am I Considered Stable For Travel Insurance?

1. Understand how your travel insurance policy defines ‘stable’ for health-related developments Here are typical ways that an insurer will define the stability of your condition: There are no symptoms or signs [+]

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Discover What Canadians Think About Travel Medical Insurance

What do we love about travel medical insurance? Eight in ten Canadians love the value this important insurance provides when they are travelling out of their home province. Among those who purchased [+]

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Should You Have Catastrophic Health Insurance?

Protection against the unexpected It is a surprise to some Canadians that a sudden accident, catastrophic illness or rare and chronic condition can result in out-of-pocket drug treatment costs that can be [+]

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Dental Insurance Can Keep You Smiling in Retirement

Results from the Statistics Canada’s Canadian Health Measures Survey (CHMS) shows that more seniors are keeping their natural (and restored) teeth longer than in the past. However, the instances of root decay [+]

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Your out of country visitors need travel health insurance

Now your friends and family may drop by more frequently thanks to more relaxed visa requirements and more direct flights to Canada. If they hadn’t had Canada on their bucket list before, [+]

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Should You Pay Monthly or Annually for Health Insurance?

Monthly Payments are Easier for Budgeting Monthly health insurance premiums are deducted automatically, which is convenient and makes budgeting easier. You won’t miss a payment, as long as you have enough money [+]

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Extended Health Benefits

Many of our American friends assume that everything is covered by our universal healthcare, but that is probably the biggest misconception of all. Even some Canadians assume this — until the time [+]

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Choosing a Health Insurance Broker

There are many benefits to working with a broker.  They work with multiple providers, giving you a wide range of plans to choose from, so you can select the one that’s right [+]

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How Can I Get Health Insurance?

Government The primary source of insurance for Canadian residents is the government.  All residents are eligible to receive health insurance from the province where they live.  But the provincial plans do not [+]

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Who Needs Health Insurance?

Canada provides health insurance to all its residents, but your provincial plan covers only a handful of services and leaves many gaps in your healthcare coverage. Without additional insurance, you are left to [+]

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Get Health Insurance Quotes

Insurance Carrier Contact the insurance carrier directly.  When you call, a representative will assess your needs and recommend plans that meet those needs.  They will ask questions about your medical history and [+]

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Time to Review Your Health Insurance Coverage

You Are Graduating From College If you’re currently in college and have an insurance plan, it’s likely that you are a dependent on a plan belonging to a parent. Most plans will [+]

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Health Insurance for Self Employed Individuals

One of the most popular ways Canadian residents obtain coverage is through an employer’s company-sponsored plan.  But that isn’t an option for those who are self-employed.  Being self-employed presents unique challenges for [+]

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Short Term Health Insurance

Why Do You Need Short Term Insurance? Most provinces have a 90-day waiting period before residents are eligible to receive coverage under the Government plans.  If you are a Canadian resident returning [+]

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