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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.

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

There are so many things to consider. How much is the company willing to spend on plans? What kinds of coverage do they need or wish to have? Does the employer wish [+]

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How to Submit a Claim to Your Health Insurance Provider

Health insurance is designed to offset your costs and provide you with a cushion, should your health fail. Many Canadians depend on their health insurance plans to fill in the gaps where [+]

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Do You Need Dental Surgery? Here’s How Your Dental Insurance Can Help

While the nature of the injuries these days is much different than 200 years ago, the need for oral surgery hasn’t diminished. Many students of dentistry opt to become oral surgeons as [+]

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Are You Self-Employed and Looking for Health and Dental Insurance?

As you are effectively your own boss, you have to think about what you would want if someone else was your manager. What would you want them to provide for you? Sometimes [+]

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New Edition of the OHIP+ for Ontario Residents

On January 1, 2018, the Ontario government introduced a new pharmacare plan called “OHIP+,” allowing prescription drug coverage for eligible Ontario residents aged 24 and below. Rather than paying for drugs out [+]

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How Much Does Health Insurance Cost in Canada?

Comparatively speaking, we have it much better than our friends in the U.S., who don’t have universal health insurance. But while we do have coverage for some of the most expensive services, [+]

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Dental Checkups – Why and When You Should Go

It’s funny how we use our mouths to chew, swallow, speak, breathe, kiss, and much more, and yet they’re the last things on our minds when we consider our health. Your teeth [+]

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Are Your Employees Losing Their Health Insurance?

However, sometimes a situation arises where an employee may find they have to leave the group plan that was provided for them. The question is, as their employer, what can you do [+]

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Rising Out of Pocket Health Expenditures

Note that we said “most” healthcare costs. There are a significant number of healthcare services that fall outside of what’s covered by the government. These services include prescription drugs (covered in some [+]

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Health Insurance for New Canadians

  There is a long to-do list leading up to a move like this and we hope this helps you get your healthcare needs sorted out in time for a smooth transition [+]

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Health Insurance Needs of Self-Employed Canadians

Things are a little easier for Canadian entrepreneurs because of the health care we are provided through our province or territory of residence. However, many treatments and services are noticeably absent in [+]

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Health Insurance Brings Peace of Mind

If you have made it all the way to retirement age with no serious health conditions, consider yourself very fortunate indeed. You may be looking forward to a long period of rest [+]

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Health Insurance for Canadian Retirees

Canadians born in 1950 who have not already left the workplace are eligible for normal retirement this year. With the thrill of the next chapter in one’s life come some less exciting [+]

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Canadians Still Need Health Insurance

It’s true that many health care services are covered by the government plans, however, there are a number of services that are not covered. It is a shock to many people in [+]

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Health Insurance is for Everyone

Fresh Out of School In today’s job market, new graduates can usually expect that at least the first few years out of school will be spent in part-time or contract work. With [+]

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Health Insurance Options for New Canadians

In the interim, newcomers to Canada face the same health care coverage challenges as those who are coming to the country temporarily. If you are planning to move to Canada permanently, until [+]

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