Newsletter

18 Jul Is Medical Tourism An Option For You?

As health and dental services are becoming increasingly costly for some, Canadians are beginning to look for alternatives to receive the services that they need and keep expenses down. The following is a guest post from Global Health Shift Corp. on Medical Tourism, and why...

Read More

01 Jun Benefits of Health Spending Accounts

A health spending account is a valuable tool for any incorporated business owner, self-employed individual, or small business employer. Health Spending Accounts, which are also referred to as HSAs or Private Health Spending Plans (PHSPs), provide a way to pay for medical, dental, and vision...

Read More

01 Jun Health and Dental Plans for Retirees

Many people who are considering retirement underestimate the cost of the group benefits that they enjoyed while they were employed. Examples of benefits included in a group plan may include: Semi-private hospital Prescription drug coverage Dental coverage Life insurance and disability coverage Emergency travel coverage With...

Read More

18 Apr Premium Tax Increase

Alberta’s budget, released in October 2015 proposed a range of tax increases. Some of these increases will impact benefit plan pricing in 2016 and 2017. What is the change? Taxes are included in insurers’ premium rates. Consequently, group benefit plan sponsors should expect increases to rates at...

Read More