The Benefits Trust Blog

Understanding Stop Loss and Extended Healthcare Plan Design

Posted on November 4th, 2022 by Robert Crowder

Health benefits are essential components of any well-rounded compensation package. And while they’re helpful for any employee who needs coverage of medical and health care expenses, employers also need to ensure they’re protected against the potentially catastrophic costs that come with some medications, procedures, and products. About Stop Loss Coverage (…) [Read Full Article]

Posted in Stop Loss


How to Use Emergency Out of Country Coverage While Traveling

Posted on September 20th, 2022 by Robert Crowder

Now that much of the world has opened up again, many people are understandably itching to travel. We’re now able to get out and explore new sights, visit friends and family overseas, and experience new places. And while that’s undeniably exciting, it’s important to remind clients to cover all of (…) [Read Full Article]

Posted in News, Travelling


Why You Should Re-evaluate the Mental Health Practitioners in Your Health Benefits Plan

Posted on August 5th, 2022 by Robert Crowder

There has never been a more important time to talk about mental health than right now. The statistics illustrating the state of mental health among Canadians make it evident that something needs to be done. In a study conducted by the Angus Reid Institute, 1 in 3 (36%) Canadians indicated (…) [Read Full Article]

Posted in News, Wellness


Why Employee Assistance Programs Offer Today’s Best Value for Your Benefit’s Dollar

Posted on June 23rd, 2022 by Robert Crowder

Providing your clients with the right benefits solution for their needs is no simple task. However, the more equipped you are with information regarding the various options available to them, the better prepared you are as their benefits advisor to offer them a valuable solution. One very valuable tool to (…) [Read Full Article]


Protection Against the High Cost of Specialty Drugs

Posted on May 12th, 2022 by Robert Crowder

Solutions for Every Client As a Trusted Advisor, you know that every client has their own unique goals and providing the perfect solution will look different every time. This is no different when dealing with the issue of high-cost drugs. Every client has its own complexities, so you need to (…) [Read Full Article]

Posted in News


Selling Employee Benefits in 2022

Posted on March 8th, 2022 by Robert Crowder

This new year is rolling along, and we’re finally beginning to ease away from the pandemic-ruled lifestyles that we’ve grown accustomed to. At long last, we as insurance advisors can forge ahead with sales tactics and place our energy into selling, without getting bogged down by many obstacles we’ve faced (…) [Read Full Article]

Posted in Employee Benefits, News


Happy Holidays from The Benefits Trust

Posted on December 21st, 2021 by Robert Crowder

The Benefits Trust team wishes all of our valued clients, benefit plan members, and advisor partners a very Happy Holidays! We hope that during this festive season you’re able to safely enjoy quality time with close friends and family, delicious food, and creating heartwarming memories with those you hold near (…) [Read Full Article]

Posted in Member News, News


Virtual Healthcare in Canada

Posted on November 3rd, 2021 by Robert Crowder

The world of healthcare is undergoing a drastic shift, with an increasing number of people warming up to the idea of virtual care options and realizing the potential that they hold. That being said, the concept is still somewhat foreign to many, and with that comes caution and hesitancy to (…) [Read Full Article]


Selling Employee Benefits in 2021

Posted on August 23rd, 2021 by Robert Crowder

It’s no secret that the world is undergoing extraordinary events, which are changing the way that we live and function. These changes extend to the world of insurance and employee benefits plans – and when faced with changes, we must either fold or adapt. How can we thrive in the (…) [Read Full Article]

Posted in Employee Benefits


Why Have Normal Benefits When Times Aren’t Normal?

Posted on July 28th, 2021 by Robert Crowder

This past year our lives have undergone extraordinary change, thanks to the COVID-19 pandemic that has shaken the globe. As a result, the world of healthcare has changed drastically, with this global health crisis flooding emergency rooms and standard medical consultations taking place virtually rather than in-office. These changes have affected (…) [Read Full Article]


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