The Advisor

April 27, 2017

2017 Ontario Budget Features Drug Coverage for Young Ontarians AgeD 24 and under

Thursday's budget announcement from Queen's Park provided an interesting win for plan sponsors. Finance Minister Charles Sousa declared a balanced...

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March 03, 2017

Enhanced CPP has formally met all legislative requirements

Minister of Finance Bill Morneau marked the final step in implementing an improved Canada Pension Plan (CPP) today by announcing that the Governor General has signed the Order in Council to bring the CPP enhancements in Bill C-26 into force, meaning...

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February 23, 2017

Flonase and Nasacort no longer covered in Saskatchewan at Equitable Life

Equitable Life has announced that effective January 1, 2017, two intranasal corticosteroids products, Flonase® and Nasacort®, along with their generic versions, will no longer be covered in Saskatchewan, as over-the-counter versions of these...

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February 22, 2017

BC BUDGET REVEALS MSP PREMIUM NOT TO INCREASE IN 2017

On February 21 the BC budget announced a reminder that the 4% Medical Service Plan premium rate increase for 2017, which was announced in the 2016 budget, was not implemented. Instead, the maximum MSP premium will remain $75 per month per adult, as...

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