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Paying for your benefits: What you need to know

Paying for your benefits: What you need to know

April 2, 2019

Whether you’re full time, part time, or on a leave, you may be required to pay for some or even all your benefits through payroll deduction or pre-authorized debit (PAD). First, let’s review the parties that have a role in the cost of your benefits plan and the administration of your benefit premiums. Who Role […]

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Safeguarding your benefits with the three Rs

April 2, 2019

Every year, the Government of Canada dedicates a whole month to inform Canadians about how they can protect themselves against fraudsters. As a member of a group benefits plan, did you know that you can have your health benefits stolen or compromised, and even your health records corrupted by fraudulent activities? The good news is […]

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OHIP+

April 2, 2019

The Ontario government is making changes to OHIP+ starting April 1, 2019. OHIP+ was implemented by the Ontario Government effective January 1, 2018 to provide drug coverage for Ontario residents who are 24 years old or younger. Starting April 1, 2019 if individuals who are 24 years old or younger who have drug coverage under […]

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2019 Summer deductions for members on 10-month pay schedule

February 24, 2019

For members on a 10-month pay schedule, employers are receiving direction that the July and August 2019 member contributions towards premiums will be deducted in May and June 2019. This adjustment for the summer months will be in addition to the standard deduction amounts scheduled to be taken for May and June premiums. For members […]

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