COVID-19 (coronavirus) information from CLHIA and Canada's life and health insurers
01/09/2023: Advisory: Current hospital capacity issues are affecting the ability of some travelers to return to Canada
04/01/2022: Advisory: What you need to know about mandatory destination-provided travel health insurance
15/12/2021: Advisory: How does the federal travel advisory affect your travel insurance?
11/06/2021: Advisory: Refunds from travel providers will affect travel cancelation insurance claims and payouts
08/03/2021: Statement -- Know the facts: Getting the vaccine will not affect your insurance coverage
25/11/2020: Advisory: Understanding your medical insurance options for travel outside Canada
07/07/2020: Advisory: Planning out-of-country travel? Make talking with your insurer part of your plans
09/06/2020: Advisory: Health Protection Standards for Paramedical Lab Testing for Insurance during COVID-19
01/05/2020: Statement: Update on Canada’s life and health insurers’ response to COVID-19
21/04/2020: CLHIA welcomes New Brunswick’s announcement on prescription limits for drugs with strong supplies
16/04/2020: Advisory: Insurers are asking clients to use on-line portals to check the status of the travel claims
08/04/2020: Statement from the Canadian Life and Health Insurance Association on the Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy
01/04/2020: Advisory: Travel cancellation insurance and airline vouchers or credits
Canada’s life and health insurers empathize with and are committed to supporting employers and individual Canadians who are taking steps to protect themselves and contain and control the spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus
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Choosing to remain outside Canada will result in changes or complications for your health insurance coverage