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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December 15, 2014

NB Drug Plan under review – mandatory prescription drug coverage to be lifted

This week as part of a comprehensive review of the New Brunswick Drug Plan, Health Minister Victor Boudreau announced that New Brunswickers are no longer mandated to have prescription drug insurance.

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November 18, 2014

How to use claim trends and expense management to deliver value

Join Accompass President Sarah Beech at the upcoming Connex Health Benefits Breakfast Club in Burlington November 27, where Sarah will be discussing how Accompass delivers value to clients by understanding claim trends and managing expenses.

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October 30, 2014

New Employment Standards Leaves of Absence Coming Into Effect

On April 29, 2014, the Ontario Legislature passed Bill 21, the Employment Standards Amendment Act (Leaves to Help Families), 2014. Royal Assent was given on the same day. Bill 21 will amend the Employment Standards Act, 2000 (the "Act") to add three...

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