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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.

Vision Care Coverage – See Your Benefits Clearly

Are Eye Exams Covered by Your Provincial Plan or Your Supplemental Plan? Depending on where you live, eye exams might be covered by your provincial plan. In Ontario, eye exams are covered [+]

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Health Insurance Myths

It simply isn’t worth the risk of getting sick and not having insurance. If you experience a medical emergency, it’s important that you already have coverage in place to ensure access to [+]

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Five Things You Need to Understand About Your Dental Insurance Plan

Imagine this.  You are sitting back and relaxing, watching Netflix.  You reach for the last bite of popcorn… and ouch!  Can you believe you just damaged your tooth! Hefty dental bills can [+]

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Encouraging Good Dental Care Habits in Children

Check Your Insurance Coverage If you had a plan before your children came along, call your insurance provider and have them add your kids to it. If you only have single coverage, [+]

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Why You Need Custom Orthotics: It’s all in the Shoes

Thankfully, shoes have improved over the years. Someone smart finally realized that if shoes fit each foot correctly, they would be more comfortable. Now, shoes are no longer just protective barriers from [+]

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What to Do When You Have Two Insurance Plans

But even if your employer doesn’t offer coverage, it’s a good idea to seek out dental insurance. Unexpected issues arise all the time; it’s better to have a plan already, so you [+]

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Unemployed Health Insurance

Thankfully, there are supplemental insurance plans you can purchase so you won’t have to worry about uncertainty in the future. The key is to find the plan that suits you the best. [+]

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How Dental Insurance Can Improve Your Overall Health

A variety of illnesses that have nothing to do with your teeth are directly related to how you treat your mouth. According to the world-renowned Mayo Clinic in Minnesota, gum disease is [+]

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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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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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