Allstate expands critical illness insurance into Canadian employer market

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The insurer has now broadened the reach of this product to help employers to offer added benefits. Allstate Benefits, the top voluntary benefits provider in the United States, has now expanded into Canada to give employers a new way to offer critical illness insurance products and services to their employees. This coverage is meant to enhance the health care services that are already available to all Canadians. According to the Canadian Cancer Society, there will have been almost 197,000 new cases of cancer in the country by the end of…

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Canadian health insurance may not be as free as people believe

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Report shows that Canadians do not actually have free health care A new report from the Fraser Institute suggests that Canada’s supposedly free health care system is not as free as many people may believe. In Canada, many consumers are able to obtain free medical services, with the cost of these services being covered by taxpayers throughout the country. Many people still need health insurance coverage, as some medical procedures can become quite costly, but the cost of coverage combined with the cost of the country’s health care system may…

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