Benefits during Leaves of Absence
- Are employers obligated to provide Employee Benefits, and if so, to what extent?
- Evidence suggests that physical activity can beat a medicine cabinet full of anti-aging products
Extended Health Benefits are used to supplement basic health care provided under provincial government programs. Benefit carriers offer a package of benefits including coverage for hospital and convalescent hospital coverage, prescription drugs, professional services, medical supplies, ambulance services, emergency out-of-province coverage, travel assistance program, vision care and accidental dental.
Reimbursement is according to the selected coinsurance and deductibles. A maximum amount to be reimbursed may apply to certain eligible expenses.