Focus Update 2009

Focus Update provides information on Group Benefits industry news, legislative changes, plan amendments, and other relevant issues.

Previous Issues Title
200 Increase in EI maximum insurable earnings affects STD plans
199 The next issue of our award-winning Benefit Bulletin is now available!
198 My CHOICE Plans - transition solutions for exiting plan members
197 We’re making it easier to do business with us online
196 Changes to the Quebec Insurance Act regulations
195 Quebec group insurance pooling update 2010
194 HealthyRETURNS™ clients recognized at Who’s Who in Workplace Health awards
193 H1N1 Update
192 Real-time benefits
191 Over-the-Counter Drugs Reclassified by Health Canada
190 Formatting changes to the ‘Create your own report’ feature
189 Paramedical e-claims make life brighter for plan members
188 Sun Life-sponsored National Wellness Survey shows Canadian organizations investing in worksite wellness
187 Changes to Alberta’s Prescription Drug Program for seniors, effective
July 1, 2010
186 The future of e-claims is getting brighter...
185 Summer 2009 issue of our award-winning Benefit Bulletin is now available
184 British Columbia announces new Harmonized Sales Tax (HST)
183 Independent dental hygienist claims now eligible for coverage in
Nova Scotia
182 Emergis & TELUS: New branding for a new partnership
181 Quebec amends basic drug plan
180 New discounts through PVS - Lasik MD and
179 Helping you better manage drug claims for children and seniors in
178 Our support for Service Canada Work-Sharing
177 Changes in Alberta for chiropractic coverage
176 New online dental coverage tool on Plan Member Services
175 Plan member contest receiving a great response!
174 Introducing Best Doctors to SLF Group CI plans!
173 Announcing changes to our Edmonton and Toronto Atria offices
172 Update on Influenza A/H1N1
171 One Night Live concert coming soon - May 21
170 Territories release dental fee increases for 2009
169 Highlights from the 2009 federal and provincial budgets
168 Plan member contest coming soon
167 Why fraud matters...
166 Highlights of the legislative and industry updates in 2008
165 Sun Life Financial update - a strong, well-capitalized company
164 BC PharmaCare now covers insulin-infusion pumps for children and
adolescents with Type 1 diabetes
Ontario has extended its provincial coverage of insulin-infusion pumps for individuals with Type 1 diabetes
163 Make it easier - solutions for today’s economy
162 New! My Life CHOICE plan coming soon!
161 Provincial dental fee increases for 2009
160 Quebec group insurance pooling update 2009
159 2009 government benefits