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  • Ontario Event: CGIB’s plan admin checklist

    Have legal liabilities ever kept you up at night? Do you need a more effective approach when you land new clients and train plan administrators? Then consider attending the Canadian Group Insurance Brokers’ (CGIB) Building a Plan Administrator Checklist seminar.

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  • EAPs cut cost burden of mental health

    Mental health issues are some of the leading causes of disability in the workplace. Employee assistance programs, or EAPs, are supposed to help business owners control the cost of mental health by supporting employees through personal crises that affect their work

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  • CGIB Survey on Provincial Drug Integration

    Recently, the CGIB surveyed its members about drug costs and provincial drug program integration. The results reveal what small group brokers are doing with their clients to keep escalating costs under control – and it isn’t much.

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  • Group Advisors Benefit From Training

    Attendees at the 2nd Annual AGIAC tell us about their conference experience and why they feel these educational events are important to their business operations.    http://www.aretehr.com/

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  • Ontario will pay for client’s eligible catastrophic drug claims

    The Ontario government’s Trillium Drug Program (TDP) can help employers reduce their drug plan costs even more than previously thought. At a recent CGIB seminar in Markham, ON, a group of over 75 industry insiders learned surprising details about how the program works that has serious implications for small businesses in Ontario struggling with drug […]

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  • CLHIA shares details on new pooling framework at CGIB meeting

    Benefits Canada article by Leigh Doyle  –  The day after the announcement from the Canadian Life and Health Insurance Association (CLHIA) about a new pooling framework for high-cost drugs, Stephen Frank, vice-president of policy development and health, spoke at a seminar releasing further details of the plan. The seminar was held by the Canadian Group […]

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  • From Breakfast Club to Association

    The Insurance Journal highlights the group in its December issue By Kate McCaffery

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  • SmallBizAdvisor Canada gives a thumbsup to CGIB

    SmallBizAdvisor Canada talks about CGIB and the benefits of breakfast meetings. Special thanks to Peter Demangos, Adrienne Sacks and Al Kaminskas for their quotes. From the article “Together, as a group, they explore solutions. They are there to help each other—and themselves—be better employee benefit advisors.”

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  • Renewals: Challenges for advisors

    Renewals are a key part of a benefits advisor’s relationship with their client. In Part 1 we looked at how advisors can prepare themselves for dealing with each of their client renewals.

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  • Renewals: How advisors can prepare

    When it comes to renewals, every client is different and every situation unique, but there are strategies you can use for all of them.

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