HFG November 2021 Newsletter
Health benefits claims paid out to support mental health rose 24% in 2020: CLHIA

This time period, which included the first nine months of the coronavirus pandemic, included $420 million paid out for psychology-related claims to support mental health, up 24 per cent since 2019. It also included $154 million for individual and group life insurance claims from deaths related to the virus and an additional $150 million for disability claims above what was projected for 2020 to support workers while they recovered.
Expert panel: Supporting employees’ mental health a marathon, not a sprint
While many Canadians have been spared the physical symptoms of the coronavirus, few have escaped at least some deterioration in their mental health. In fact, nearly half (46 per cent) of Canadians said they feel the need for mental-health support, according to the April LifeWorks Inc. mental-health index report.

SKIP THE WAITING ROOM THIS WINTER!Setting Up Your Teladoc Account It’s quick and easy!
Soon you’ll have access to a doctor 24/7, 365 days a year!
Telemedicine Services offers convenient access to quality healthcare when and where members need it most. Members can visit with a certified physician by phone or video for a broad array of episodic healthcare issues. During the visit, they can receive a diagnosis, treatment recommendation and even be prescribed medicine when necessary.
Did You Know?

ContinYou™ Added to Personal Benefits 

For many people, leaving their job means leaving their group benefit coverage behind. ContinYou allows plan members to easily transition from their previous Johnston Group plan coverage to individual health and dental coverage. 
As of November 10th, ContinYou is available to all qualifying certificate holders under the Personal Benefits banner. Also,effective January 1, 2022, all ContinYou applications must be made online using my-benefits®. Paper applications are being eliminated as part of a strategy to reduce environmental footprint. 
The Personal Benefits program also currently offers Johnston Group Retiree Plans and Personal Life Insurance. 

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