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Strong demand for insurance will mitigate impact of inflation

Insurers should be less affected by inflation than other economic sectors, one reinsurer predicts.

SOCIETY | August 31 2021 02:00PM
TELUS benchmark reveals drug claims trends in 2020

Specialty drugs are driving cost trends significantly, while the number of Canadians making claims under their group hea…

HEALTH | June 11 2021 09:09AM
Three groups urge Ottawa to move forward on pharmacare program

Canadians have trouble paying for drugs, showing need for universal pharmacare, say groups.

LIFE INSURANCE | February 18 2021 08:35AM
Health Canada publishes discussion paper addressing pharmacare for rare diseases

Health Canada says the Canadian government remains committed to a national, universal pharmacare program including a rar…

HEALTH | February 02 2021 10:08AM
Insurer tests TELUS pilot project on costly drugs

TELUS Health, Canada Life and Innomar Strategies are spearheading an electronic prior authorization solution for medicat…

LIFE INSURANCE | December 03 2020 10:30AM
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Medavie Blue Cross launches drug insurance management solution

The plan’s basic components include specialty drug management.

LIFE INSURANCE | October 22 2020 12:25PM
Claims trends show significant rise in antidepressant use

Express Scripts Canada examines drug classes that are most affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. In just nine months, antid…

HEALTH | October 01 2020 09:50AM