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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.

What Three Things Are Guaranteed With Health Insurance?

If you are like most people, receiving a guarantee with the services and products you choose helps you to be a little less skeptical that they’ll do the job you need them [+]

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Which Health and Dental Insurance Plan is Right for Your Employees?

When you’re tasked with anything that affects an entire company of people, it can seem daunting. Making decisions on health insurance benefits can take time and energy – those limited and very [+]

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On The Move To Work Remotely? Pack Some Health Insurance

Sometimes we become all too aware of how impossible it is to switch off technology and life can feel unbalanced. The reverse of this ‘connected’ life experience is that technology at the [+]

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What Is The Most Valuable Component of Your Health Insurance?

It’s hard to think about health insurance without talking about COVID-19.  Sometimes it seems hard to think about anything without considering the effects of the pandemic game-changer.  It has sped up changes [+]

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How To Transform Employee Health Benefits

Costs remain a big concern in employee benefit plan design. Is your our organization torn between offering an innovative health benefit plan and affordability? It is a struggle to offer a generous [+]

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COVID-19 — Travel Insurance Safety Is Vital To Your Safety

During the pandemic, the Government of Canada continues to advise against non-essential international travel. Some Canadians intend to travel outside Canada despite the travel advisories or for essential reasons. Here are some [+]

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Which Prescription Drugs are Covered by Health Insurance Plans?

When it comes to threats to our health, many diseases are communicable, while others can be spontaneous, environmental, or genetic. Some ailments can be cured with rest and minimal intervention, but others [+]

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Stressed Employees? Make Sure You Offer Health Insurance.

Have you seen the clues? Take a look at how your employees are performing at work. Are they really focused on their job? Do they seem anxious? As a business owner, you [+]

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Health Insurance When You Downsize Your Business

All businesses, and particularly small businesses, naturally progress from start-up growth to winding down. And everyone who contributes throughout those changes needs health insurance. Providing attractive benefits to help employees maintain good [+]

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Yes, It’s Safe to Go to the Dentist

At times, it has been vital to our health to keep our physical distance. In the worst situations, our healthcare professionals move to shut down all but emergency help to keep us, [+]

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How Affordable is Health Insurance?

Growing up, we dream about who we will be and what life will be like, but we never really seem to dream up the realities of “adulting.” Bills and budgets…these small money [+]

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Three Health Insurance Trends

There are some things that don’t change in life: the value of the time we spend, the significance of smart financial choices and the importance of good health. And there are things [+]

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Manulife FollowMe vs. Prism Continuum Health Insurance Plans

At SBIS, we know you want the health insurance coverage that best fits your budget and your needs — and you want an insurance provider you can trust. That’s why we offer [+]

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The Future of Health Insurance for Retirees in Canada

Not long ago, those who had health and dental insurance benefits through their workplace could look forward to continuing those benefits in retirement. However, that’s often not the case anymore. Every working [+]

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Lifetime Health Insurance

It’s great to have health insurance benefits through your employer. But in reality, that’s a perk only some Canadians enjoy, and one that only lasts a few years of our lives. So [+]

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Health Insurance Has Homecare and Nursing Care Coverage

Today there is a greater emphasis on home care than in the recent past, as more people live longer and survive serious illness and surgery to the point that they can go [+]

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How Can I Get Dental Insurance?

How Can I Get Dental Insurance? Provincial insurance plans do not provide dental coverage to Canadian residents unless it is an emergency.  However, routine dental care is critical to keeping your teeth [+]

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Three Ways Dental Insurance Can Help You Care For Your Teeth

Diet Proper nutrition isn’t just about keeping your body healthy, it helps keep your teeth healthy too.  Many people are aware of the link between what they eat and how it affects [+]

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How Do I Know if Treatment is Covered Under My Dental Insurance Plan?

You should not make a decision about proceeding with a particular treatment based on whether or not your insurance plan covers it.  However, it is important to understand if your insurance carrier [+]

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The Importance of Discussing Your Dental Insurance Plan With Your Broker or Financial Advisor

While dental insurance will help protect you from unexpected out-of-pocket costs, it’s not enough to just purchase a policy.  It’s important that you familiarize yourself with your policy and what it offers.  [+]

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Dental Insurance for Every Stage of Life

Your First Dental Insurance Plan When you are no longer eligible for coverage under your parents’ dental insurance plan, it’s time to start thinking about getting a policy of your own.  As [+]

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The Importance of a Family Dental Insurance Plan

Parents’ Role Children learn by watching their parents, so it is very important that parents set a good example and teach their children healthy eating habits and how to properly take care [+]

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Why do I Need Dental Insurance?

Prevent Problems Before They Occur When it comes to oral health, prevention is key.  Regular brushing and flossing at home are essential, but they’re not enough.  Routine dental exams are critical in [+]

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Travelling with a Pre-Existing Condition

Those with pre-existing conditions are often convinced that as long as their medical issue is under control when they leave the country, there is no reason to buy travel insurance. Nothing could [+]

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Snow Removal is a Pain in the Back!

Getting treatment for a snow-related injury is a fantastic idea, but it’s best to prevent those injuries in the first place by using safe shoveling techniques. Use an ergonomic shovel: An ergonomic [+]

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Is Your Adult Child Still Covered Under Your Dental Insurance Plan?

While they may still be YOUR baby, most insurance carriers consider your child an adult at the age of 21, though there may be some exceptions for full-time students and those with [+]

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Hockey Season is Starting! How Much Is a New Set of Teeth?

Another time-honoured tradition is the post-game interview on Hockey Night in Canada.  If players are lucky, they get a chance to hit the locker room to put in their teeth before the [+]

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