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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.

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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Three Ways Health Insurance Can Improve Your Overall Health

Individual plans can do more than protect your bottom line. Here are three ways a Canada health insurance plan can improve your overall your health. Access to Care Individual health insurance gives [+]

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The Benefits of Dental Insurance

Getting the care you need to keep up with regular trips to the dentist is an important part of maintaining a happy and healthy smile. As a result, many people choose to [+]

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Factors That Influence the Cost of Health Insurance

The factors that influence the cost of health insurance in Canada generally fall into one of two categories – the risk you pose to the insurance provider and the type of plan [+]

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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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Guide to Health Insurance in Canada

Learn what the rules are in your province, how changes might affect you, and whom you should turn to for more information. The Cost of Provincial Health Insurance Coverage As outlined in [+]

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Do I Need Insurance When Travelling Within Canada?

Perhaps best of all, every Canadian resident is eligible for government healthcare, so you don’t need to worry about travel insurance, right? Not so fast, adventurous traveller! Virtually every provincial health ministry [+]

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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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Health Insurance Checklist

Major Life Change If you’ve experienced a big change in your life such as a marriage, divorce, birth of a child or retirement, it is essential that you review your existing coverage.  [+]

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How Can Small Businesses Help Their Employees Gain Access to Health Insurance?

If you are a business owner and you have employees who don’t qualify for health insurance under your company plan or you are unable to offer an employee-sponsored plan, there are ways [+]

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Six Things You Need to Understand About Your Health Insurance Plan

Extended Health Benefits Extended health benefits are the additional products and services covered under a supplemental health plan that are not covered under provincial insurance plans.  Some of the benefits offered may [+]

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The Importance of Health Insurance for Children

The extent to which these additional benefits are covered varies greatly from province to province.  As a result, there may still be products and services that are not covered under the provincial [+]

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Qualifying for a Health Insurance Plan

Before you begin your search for a Canada health insurance plan, there are a few things you need to know about qualifying.  Some plans accept all applicants no matter what.  Others only [+]

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The Benefits of Using a Broker for Purchasing Health Insurance

Every province has different coverage, but there are still many routine and emergency medical treatments that Canadians must pay for out of pocket. That’s where health insurance comes in. Having a plan [+]

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