Tag Archives: Ontario

Changes Coming to OHIP in 2020

Health Care
Posted on November 26th, 2019 by Mike Ignatz

This has been a year of change for provincial health care under the Ontario government, with the trend continuing and no stone remaining unturned – including OHIP coverage. With many changes already having taken place in 2019, and a few still to come at the start of 2020, several services (…) [Read Full Article]

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Ensuring Your Child is Covered Under Your Benefits While in School

Health Benefits for Students
Posted on August 7th, 2013 by Karen Taylor Smith

If you have a child attending university or college full time, they can still be covered by your benefits plan as an “over-age dependent”. An over-age dependent is typically considered to be a child between the ages of 21-26 who still attends school full time at an accredited educational institution. (…) [Read Full Article]

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Ways to Share Benefits Plan Costs, Part 3: Annual Deductibles

Posted on March 21st, 2013 by Mike Ignatz

The third installment of our sharing benefits costs series is dedicated to annual deductibles. Previously in part one and two, we covered the advantages of payroll deduction and co-insurance, respectively. An annual deductible is a set amount that the employee is responsible to pay from their first claim of the (…) [Read Full Article]

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March is Fraud Prevention Month

Posted on March 7th, 2013 by Mike Ignatz

The Canadian government is promoting March as Fraud Prevention Month, encouraging the public to learn how to recognize and report fraud in order to help stop it. “Recognize it. Report it. Stop it.” is both a slogan and a call to action for people to take fraud prevention into their (…) [Read Full Article]

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The Many Ways to Share Benefits Plan Costs, Part 2: Co-Insurance

Posted on February 21st, 2013 by Karen Taylor Smith

In our last blog we provided some insight into payroll deduction, and how it can be advantageous to employers who want to minimize benefits plan costs by sharing with employees. Today, we are addressing the topic of co-insurance. With co-insurance, the claimant and the benefits plan share the costs associated (…) [Read Full Article]

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