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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.

Orthodontics Understanding Your Plan for Amazing Results

Ever since the invention of the camera, people have avoided showing off their pearly whites. The reasons are usually a little different, but they run along the same theme: crooked and gapped [+]

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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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Who Regulates Dental Care and Billing in Canada?

When you are trying to understand the codes of conduct observed by dental care providers, it’s a good idea to start with an overview of who regulates dental care and billing in [+]

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Completing Your Health Insurance Application

But not everything is free in Canada’s healthcare system. While it’s true that our provincial plans cover a lot of expenses, some important items and services aren’t included in that coverage. The [+]

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Healthy Resolutions for 2017

Health and dental insurance can help you better manage many aspects of your health, but most of the effort will have to come from you. If you have pledged to make 2017 [+]

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Understanding Your Dental Insurance Plan and the Types of Services Available

When you are shopping for a Canada dental insurance plan, there are many options to choose from, with varying levels of coverage. Some plans cover certain services, partially include others, and exclude [+]

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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?

Many residents may wonder if purchasing an individual insurance plan is right for them.  Buying additional coverage is right for just about anyone in Canada who wants the financial security broader coverage [+]

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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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Do You Need Travel Insurance?

Benefits of Travel Insurance If your existing health insurance plan does not provide coverage when you are traveling, or is not adequate for your needs, purchasing travel insurance is the only way [+]

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Health Insurance for Visitors to Canada

If you have loved ones who live outside Canada, they may not have access to insurance coverage for medical emergencies. Your provincial plan only covers residents, and wouldn’t pay any expenses for [+]

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