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New OHIP out-of-country rules cast light on private travel insurance
by SAIRA PEESKER
posted on 6:02 PM, February 13, 2020
With changes this year to Ontarians’ out-of-country health insurance coverage, travellers from Ontario may be wondering whether they have proper travel medical coverage and insurers are emphasizing the need to report all their health considerations when filling out forms.
Fears of pandemic spread as coronavirus death toll hits 17
by Nathan Vanderklippe
posted on 8:09 AM, January 22, 2020
Fears of a new pandemic continued to spread far outside China’s borders, as the death toll from the Wuhan virus has risen to 17 (as of Jan 20) and officials acknowledged their efforts to limit further transmission of the virus had reached a critical stage, days before the Lunar New Year.
As province’s out-of-country health coverage ends, so begins an opportunity for brokers
by David Gambrill
posted on 7:40 AM, January 14, 2020
With the wind-down of Ontario’s limited Out-of-Country Travellers Program now official, brokers in the province who sell travel insurance have a golden opportunity to make sure their snowbird and other travelling clients are properly covered for trips.
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