Exchange Magazine: Morneau Shepell highlights from a recent release.
Under the heading “Helping Parents”, the 2017 Ontario Budget has introduced OHIP+: Children and Youth Pharmacare (OHIP+), proposing free prescription drug coverage for four million children and youth aged 24 and under in Ontario.
Benefits and Pension Monitor News: The Quebec government has delayed, by five years, the decrease in the compensation tax on insurance premiums, thereby depriving plan sponsors of an expected reduction of 0.18 per cent in this tax.
The 2017 Federal Budget was released on March 22, 2017.
The Quebec government’s budget tabled on March 28, 2017 delayed, by five years, the decrease in the compensation tax on insurance premiums, thereby depriving plan sponsors of an expected reduction of 0.18% in this tax.
Changes to Saskatchewan’s provincial sales tax (PST) were announced in the recent 2017 budget.
It was recently announced that the pan-Canadian Pharmaceutical Alliance (pCPA) had reached an agreement with several drug manufacturers regarding pricing arrangements for six high cost prescription drugs that treat hepatitis C.
Benefits Canada: Morneau Shepell is partnering with the Immigration Industry Association to provide employee assistance services to expatriates, migrants and people who are considering migrating.
Quad-City Times: The Illinois Gaming Machine Operators Association teams with Morneau Shepell.
Benefits Canada: Employers are taking several approaches to managing high-cost drugs.