Archive for February, 2014

Your Employees’ Health Benefits Matter

Written by Insurance Research on . Posted in Employee benefit plan, Small business employee benefits

Employees benefits
Canada’s health care system affords its residents some of the best care in the world. Through the provisions of the Canada Health Act of 1984, each province must meet particular standards in health care in order to receive federal funds for its system. With this aid, along with public tax money, Canada provides basic and specialty care for all of its residents, free of most charges. In addition, basic health care does not factor in any kind of deductible, and most co-pays are either negligible or non-existent. The administrative simplicity of the provincially-based Medicare systems is part of the reason they are extremely cost-effective. But even with this publicly-funded system, many employees seek extra health care through employee benef