Three reasons why group benefits are so costly — and how you can address them
Group benefit costs continue to rise, but that’s not something you don’t already know. What you might not realize is why. Naturally, there are many varying reasons for general rate adjustments, and we don’t need to discuss the various justifications for why health and dental costs are on the rise. But it is worth reviewing… View Article
February 6, 2019 7:13 pm
Virtual Doctor Services: Are You Ready to Offer This Benefit to Your Employees?
We’re living in an era where things change fast! We’ve seen it as technological advances are made in so many areas, from home appliances and automobiles to communications. Medical services are no exception, as we’re currently seeing the emergence of virtual doctor services. The concept is just as you’d surmise, given the name. Where offered,… View Article
January 23, 2019 11:10 pm
If you have travel coverage in your group plan, do you need to buy individual travel coverage for your trip?
Travel coverage has evolved of late. This is in part due to the world becoming a smaller place and many of us travelling more frequently. We are often asked whether employees should buy individual travel coverage or rely on the group plan’s travel coverage. All plans differ and so the key is to know what… View Article
December 6, 2018 9:30 pm
What you need to know about cannabis
There is so much updated information to share about cannabis. With this in mind, the following is a short summary of the most important things you need to know. In most organizations, human resource professionals are adding cannabis to their policies and procedures. It falls in line with other procedures already established under substance abuse…. View Article
October 17, 2018 3:40 pm
It is estimated that 1 in 5 people will experience mental health problems in any given year. The remaining 4 will have a friend, family member or colleague who will be challenged with mental health issues. In Canada, There are 500,000 Canadians absent from work every day. Mental Health is the number one cause of… View Article
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