Archive for February 13, 2014

What to Expect From a Canadian Employee Benefit Plan

Written by Nationwide Insurance Agents on . Posted in Employee benefits insurance, Group benefits, Group health benefit plan

Small business health coverage

If you are searching for an employee benefit plan in Canada for your small or midsize business’s healthcare needs, you can spend a lot of time looking. Small businesses often provide health plans for their employees, and the best benefit plans will be the easiest and most cost-effective to implement. Here are some criteria that might help you narrow down which employee health benefits and services might be best for your company.

To begin with, why does your small to midsize business need an effective health plan for your employees? It all begins with a piece of Canadian legislation from 1984 called the Canadian Health Act. The CHA specifies the conditions by which health insurance programs in all provinces and terr