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GroupHEALTH Benefit Solutions® Partners With Manion Wilkins & Associates Ltd.

For Immediate Release June 7, 2016 GroupHEALTH Benefit Solutions® Partners With Manion Wilkins & Associates Ltd. Surrey, British Columbia – GroupHEALTH Benefit Solutions® and Manion Wilkins & Associates Ltd., two of Canada’s largest and most respected independent benefits providers, have joined forces, with GroupHEALTH making an investment in the successful Toronto-based third party administrator. GroupHEALTH […]

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The Canadian Obesity Crisis: What You Can Do

The obesity crisis in Canada is real according to a Senate committee report released earlier this week. The number of obese adults has doubled in Canada since 1980 while the number of obese children has tripled. Each year 48,000 to 66,000 Canadians die from illnesses linked to excess weight, such as heart disease, high cholesterol, […]

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GroupHEALTH is a Member of the 100 New Clients Club

WOW! This month GroupHEALTH Benefit Solutions® broke a record – over 100 new clients in the month of February! It’s the first time we’ve had triple digits for new clients coming onboard in one month, and it’s all thanks to the awesome teamwork at GroupHEALTH. Our continued success is due to our hard working team of […]

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GroupHEALTH continues to invest in Advisor Partner success

Surrey, British Columbia – GroupHEALTH Benefit Solutions®, one of Canada’s largest and most respected independent benefits providers, has launched a significant set of enhancements to their highly regarded New Business Development (NBD) program. Established in 2007, the NBD program provides GroupHEALTH’s exclusive network of Advisor Partners with thoroughly pre-screened and pre-qualified sales leads, which is […]

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The Heart Failure Epidemic

The 2016 Heart and Stroke Foundation Report on the Health of Canadians finds the number of Canadians living with cardiovascular disease, including heart failure, is increasing. Currently there are 600,000 Canadians living with heart failure with 50,000 new cases diagnosed each year. Many Canadians believe heart failure happens when your heart completely stops beating. In […]

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Tackling the increasing costs of your Group Benefit Plan

Tackling the increasing costs of your Group Benefit Plan

According to a new report by Aon Hewitt, the average global cost increase for group benefit plans will be 9.1% in 2016, which is five and a half percentage points higher than the initially projected global average. This increase is largely due to the cost of specialty drugs used to treat illnesses such as chronic […]

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GMS Insurance becomes a member of GroupHEALTH’s exclusive Advisor Partner network

GroupHEALTH Benefit Solutions® is increasing its exclusive Advisor Partner network by partnering with GMS Insurance. The new relationship allows GMS Insurance to expand their portfolio by offering innovative GroupHEALTH products and services, and allows GroupHEALTH to provide more coverage in Ontario. This is an exciting opportunity for both companies to grow their respective business. GMS […]

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Resolutions 2016

Tips to make your New Year’s Resolution a Reality

It’s the start of a new year and we’re about halfway through the month of January, which also means we’re two weeks into New Year’s resolutions. According to Forbes, only 8% of people who make resolutions are successful and 24% of people who make resolutions year-after-year never actually reach their goals. Let’s make this year […]

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Holiday Hours 2015

GroupHEALTH 2015 Holiday Hours

‘Tis the season to gather with family and friends, open presents, and bake (and eat!) yummy treats! So we can all enjoy this festive season, our office hours will be as follows for the holidays for Surrey and Barrie: Thursday, December 24: Closed at 1:00 p.m. Friday, December 25: Closed Monday, December 28: Closed Thursday, […]

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Third-Party Administrators (TPAs) are earning a bigger share of the Insurance Market

At a recent CGIB (Canadian Group Insurance Brokers) seminar, the topic of insurance industry market share was discussed. The big three insurance companies are seeing a drop in market share while self-insurance and third-party administrators a more complete service, which includes administration, payroll, and human resources, allowing employers to focus on their business while saving […]

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