The Advisor

July 09, 2018

B.C.: a new health tax for employer-paid benefits to be introduced in 2019

The B.C. government has proposed a new employer-health tax as a step to eliminate the current Medical Services Plan (MSP), which they say will...

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July 29, 2015

Three arrested in $4 million benefits fraud scam

Benefits Canada has reported that three people in connection to an alleged $4 million benefits fraud scheme have been arrested in Toronto. Allegations are that the receipts were being provided to individuals by Healthy Fit, a Toronto orthotics...

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July 28, 2015

Provinces updating their formularies to include hep C treatments

To mark World Hepatitis Day on July 28, the provinces of Saskatchewan, British Columbia, and Manitoba, have all announced that they are adding new generation hepatitis C drug Holkira Pak, to their respective formularies, which also include hep C...

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July 28, 2015

Anthem acquires Cigna

In a continuing trend towards consolidation in the insurance industry Anthem has acquired Cigna for US$48 billion, according to Benefits Canada.

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