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Proposed OHIP change for travel benefits could raise costs for plan sponsors

The Canadian Life and Health Insurance Association (CLHIA) is suggesting that employers who are providing group travel insurance may start paying more for these products because of proposed amendments to a regulation under Ontario’s Health Insurance Act that would come into force on October 1, 2019.

Rising health benefit costs

According to a survey released by Accompass, a division of Gallagher Benefit Services (Canada) Group, health benefit costs are forecast to rise by 11.55 percent in 2019.

Expanding statutory leaves

On April 18, 2019, the Saskatchewan government passed legislation in order to expand and introduce new statutory leaves under the Employment Act.

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Yosie Saint-Cyr, LL.B., is a trained lawyer called to the Quebec bar in 1988 and is still a member in good standing. She practiced business, employment and labour law until 1999. For over 18 years, Yosie has been the Managing Editor of the following publications, Human Resources Advisor, Human Resources PolicyPro, HRinfodesk and Accessibility Standards PolicyPro from First Reference. Yosie is one of Canada’s best known and most respected HR authors, with an extensive background in employment and labour across the country. Read more
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