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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September 28, 2015

PEI announces new generic drug plan

Effective October 1, in PEI uninsured Islanders under the age of 65 will be paying a maximum of $19.95 for any of the more than 1,000 generic medications on the province's formulary.

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September 24, 2015

Manulife introducing oversight program which may impact eligibility of certain high-cost drugs

Manulife is announcing a substantial change in the way it evaluates new medications coming into the market in an effort to help plan sponsors manage escalating drug costs.

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September 24, 2015

Green Shield and Sun Life change secondary coordination of benefit claims calculation for drugs

Green Shield Canada and Sun Life Financial have updated their respective policies about how they handle the coordination of benefits for drug claims.

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