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Biologic Drugs & Your Employee Benefits

Do you understand what part of your benefit program are being impacted by Biologic Drugs? What is a biological product? Biological products include a wide range of products such as vaccines, blood and blood components, allergenics, somatic cells, gene therapy, tissues, and recombinant therapeutic proteins. Biologics can be composed of sugars, proteins, or nucleic acids or…

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Let’s Get Real About Employee Benefits

Mental Illness & Suicide - Insurance Companies are Reconsidering Covering Suicide Attempts This session will be an 'old fashion' Roundtable with interactive discussion, in which Pamela Glendinning will share her inside knowledge regarding disability insurance and reviewing the exclusions in your employee benefit contract in regards to attempted suicides. There has been a lot of…

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Being Thankful For Being a Canadian

No, this post has nothing to do with Donald Trump.  I would like to say thank you for the programs that the Canadian government has put into place that assist our families. New York Just Passed America’s Best Paid Family Leave Law.  The new policy will phase in gradually. Beginning Jan. 1, 2018, workers can get…

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Insurance Company Drops Suicide Clause

CBC reports that  Desjardins Group becomes first insurer confirmed to have removed controversial clause from their benefits plan.  I have contacted Desjardin to confirm what this change means, I am sure I will hear from them shortly.  The Canadian Life and Health Insurance Association (CLHIA) which represents the majority of insurance companies in Canada, said CBC's…

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Out of Country, Hot Topic

I am thankful for CBC News for bringing to light the areas of an Insurance Contract that are important to understand.  This week they are talking about a couple who travelled out of country, by the sounds of the article this couple had several medical issues.  My previous post talked about travelling out of country…

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Check Out our New Office

Glendinning Insurance Services is excited to announce that we have moved into our new office in Downtown Kelowna above Raudz.  Our new address is: #2, 1562 Water St. Kelowna, BC  V1Y 1J7 Our Phone Numbers will remain the same: 250-764-0142 888-536-3389 Our email addresses will remain the same as well: For all Administration Inquiries, please…

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Cuba Visitors Face New Medical Rules

Canadians travelling to Cuba will be required to present proof of health insurance to enter the country as of Saturday, February 27, 2015.  CBC has reported on the change to Cuba's medical requirements.  Please ensure that you have your out of country card from either your Employee Benefit Program or the Individual out of country program…

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Insurance Companies Reconsider Covering Suicide Attempts

CBC has updated an earlier report from Peter Mansbridge on Suicide attempts and insurance: Why you might not be covered.  The new report is "Insurance companies reconsider 'dated' policies for suicide attempts".  The report starts out by saying; "Canadian insurance companies are changing the wording in their policies and reviewing whether to remove controversial clauses in…

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