Mental health drugs and paramedical claims skyrocket

Canadians under 35 suffering from mental disorders feature prominently in claims data.

HEALTH | February 01 2023 10:50AM
Cost of employer medical benefits forecast to rise 7.5 per cent in 2023

Cardiovascular disease and cancer top the list of conditions driving plan costs.

HEALTH | January 13 2023 10:16AM
Ontario pharmacists can now prescribe for minor ailments

Pharmacists to lessen burden on ERs for minor issues

HEALTH | January 06 2023 10:41AM
Ontario expands use of biosimilar drug treatments

Ontario Drug Benefit recipients who are on an originator biologic will begin to transition to a Health Canada approved b…

HEALTH | December 26 2022 09:53AM
Mental illness and diabetes treatment up among younger workers

Manulife rolls out employer insight program to select benefits clients, plans wider rollout in 2023.

LIFE INSURANCE | November 24 2022 02:21PM
Study examines pharmaceutical access and use among the insured and uninsured

Statistics Canada report examines medication use, out of pocket spending and non-adherence.

HEALTH | November 16 2022 10:41AM
Lack of urgency about sustainable pensions is putting many seniors at risk

The futures of many Canadians are being taken “down a dangerous path,” the Pioneering Pensions conference was told.

SOCIETY | November 15 2022 10:30AM