July 2016

Blue Cross Dental Coverage: The Best Choice for Nova Scotians

In Nova Scotia, most dental work is not covered by our provincial health care program (MSI). The only exceptions are medically necessary procedures such as the surgical removal of impacted teeth and routine dental work for children aged 14 and under.

This means that I see a lot of people who are suddenly faced with a large dental bill that they don’t have any coverage for—or worse, people who avoid going to the dentist at all because they can’t afford it.

Group health plans offer some dental coverage and, for some people, it’s enough. Others find themselves hitting the coverage cap before the year is out and having to dig deep to cover the rest of the costs. If you have a group insurance plan or if you rely solely on MSI, here are some things to consider about dental coverage in Nova Scotia. Read more »

Elements Plans from Medavie Blue Cross: Which One is Right for Me?

The Medavie Blue Cross Elements plan isn’t just one health plan—it’s a fully customizable coverage package that gives you complete control over your health and finances.

For people who have grown accustomed to having no choice in their health insurance plan, such as people who have been on an employer’s group plan, being suddenly faced with so many options could feel overwhelming. Don’t worry! Elements by Medavie Blue Cross is easy to understand, and I’m here to answer any questions you may still have after reading this post.
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