Category Archives: Group Benefits

Changes to OHIP+ Effective April 1, 2019

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Recently, the Government of Ontario and insurer Industrial Alliance (IA) prepared some helpful information related to the upcoming changes to OHIP+. Our team assembled those details below to help our clients and plan administrators manage the transition. APRIL 1, 2019 OHIP+ WILL NO LONGER COVER INDIVIDUALS 24 YEARS OLD AND UNDER WITH DRUG COVERAGE THROUGH […]

Dear Mx. Smith

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Gender Identity and Expression More than a year ago, the Government of Canada amended the Canadian Human Rights Act (Bill C-16) to add gender identity and gender expression to the list of prohibited grounds of discrimination. As Kathryn Bird of the law firm Hicks Morley wrote at that time, this amendment would bring “greater awareness of a […]

Building a superior client experience

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ANNOUNCEMENT Vice President, Client Experience – Erin Gunn Customers have always been at the core of our business and that’s why our team is always looking for innovation and new ways to delight and exceed client expectations of service and expertise across all of our lines of business. To ensure we reach our goal of […]

Bill 92 amendments reduce drug costs, but so too will Quebec’s latest agreement

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At the close of last year, the Quebec government passed Bill 92, An Act to extend the powers of the Régie de l’assurance maladie du Québec and to amend various legislative provisions. Among the eighty-four amendments contained in Bill 92, is the requirement for pharmacies to detail drug cost, markup, and dispensing and/or professional fees […]