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The Sanofi Canada Healthcare Survey: Closing Knowledge Gaps

The Sanofi Canada Healthcare Survey reaches 1,500 employees and over 400 employers annually and has evolved over the past 22 years from a brief whitepaper into a comprehensive survey to identify the crucial areas needed for positive change in employee healthcare. Every year, it monitors the pulse of health benefit plans, and analyzes the changing opinions of plan members and…

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Transitioning

New Extended Employee Coverage Launched To Help People Transitioning

Sun Life Financial has officially expanded its extended employee-care plan to include gender affirmation coverage to help people who are transitioning. “We know there can be a significant impact on an individual’s mental, emotional and physical well-being when they don’t feel connected to their gender,” said Marie-Chantal Côté, vice-president of market development at Sun Life Financial Canada. While this will…

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e-signatures

E-signatures Are OK For Investments & Life Insurance….But Not For Employee Benefits

Last year around this time I wrote that I felt insurance providers needed to step up to the plate and start accepting electronic signatures – and if wet signatures still had a place in today’s high-tech world. As we fast forward thirteen months later, it’s incredible to see the collective progress an entire industry can make, because we’re finally seeing…

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Startups + Fraud

Fraud Is Still A Major Concern – But Are Startups Really Impacted?

There is a lot of money in insurance. According to the Canadian Life and Health Insurance Association, private insurers paid out a whopping $34 billion in health claims last year! And as history has shown us, when there is a lot of money pooled in any given area, it can inevitably trigger greed – which in this case comes to…

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