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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.

How Your Insurance Can Help Your Child Cope with ADHD

With a combination of therapies, it can be manageable for many people. Symptoms tend to lessen as the child gets older, with only a small percentage of adults displaying ADHD behaviour. Children [+]

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Have Fun Travelling the World…With Insurance

Travel requires more than airports, luggage, logistics and planning. Sometimes things happen while you’re away that you never planned for. What happens when you’re far from home and you get hurt? In [+]

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Canada’s Provincial Health Plans

It’s important to remember that all costs when travelling to another province are usually reimbursed at your home province’s fee guide rates. We have listed what most provincial plans cover to give [+]

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Why You Need Drug Coverage and How it Helps You

Many drugs are already covered for those aged 65 and older. But what about everyone else? The Ontario Drug Benefit Plan’s website details who is eligible and how to go about obtaining [+]

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Dental Insurance Dictionary

Basic dental services An umbrella term for dental services that generally include exams, x-rays, polishing, scaling, root planing, endodontic services and tooth removal. Bitewing x-rays A type of x-ray that you bite [+]

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Give Your Body a Spring Cleaning Too

Schedule a Doctor’s Appointment They call it an annual physical for obvious reasons. You should see your doctor at least once a year to review your health. Keep a list of any [+]

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Dental Insurance Checklist

If you don’t have a plan or your existing one isn’t cutting it for you, it’s a great idea to put a little research into finding something that will meet all your [+]

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Why Your Dental Fee Guide is Important and How to Understand It

Decoding the Codes Every procedure, every appliance, and every exam has a specific code. For example, you may have had a recall exam, where your dentist checks for cavities; some scaling, where [+]

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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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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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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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What do I Need to Know Before I Purchase Health Insurance?

What is Covered? Health insurance plans offer varying levels of coverage for different products and services, such as prescription drugs, vision care, extended healthcare, treatment by specialists and more.  However, all products [+]

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