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4 Possible Reasons Why Your Travel Claim is Denied

Planning a trip abroad is an exciting process. You get to choose the perfect accommodations, research fun activities and explore new cultures. The last thing on your mind is something could go sideways. Thankfully you have travel insurance! Travel insurance offers peace-of-mind when planning a big trip. If you’re a member of the BCCA Employee… View Article

Health & Wellness

[WEBINAR] Introducing MindBeacon: A New Kind of Mental Health Therapy

54 percent of Canadians experiencing mental-health issues haven’t sought medical support. These issues can lead to increased absenteeism, presenteeism, and decreased productivity. That’s why it’s imperative you remind your team about resources, such as MindBeacon, available under their benefits plan. MindBeacon is affordable, accessible, and effective mental health care. It’s changing the therapy landscape for… View Article

Getting Out of a Couple’s Rut

February 21, 2021 | FSEAP Solutions You would not overlook changing the oil in a new car—preventive maintenance. But what about your love relationship? Do you practice preventive maintenance with it? Many couple therapists say one of the biggest mistakes couples make is not giving as much attention to the relationship as they do their… View Article

How to Help Someone Stop Smoking

February 21, 2021 | FSEAP Solutions The American Cancer Society has tips for family members supporting smokers trying to quit. Although the smoker is in charge, consider the following (among other tips): Ask the person quitting whether he or she wants you to check in with them about how they are feeling as they face… View Article

Human Resources

[WEBINAR] Introducing MindBeacon: A New Kind of Mental Health Therapy

54 percent of Canadians experiencing mental-health issues haven’t sought medical support. These issues can lead to increased absenteeism, presenteeism, and decreased productivity. That’s why it’s imperative you remind your team about resources, such as MindBeacon, available under their benefits plan. MindBeacon is affordable, accessible, and effective mental health care. It’s changing the therapy landscape for… View Article

BULLETIN: Greenshield Canada Announces New Services – Virtual Orthodontics and Pharmacogenetic Testing

Pharmacogenetic Testing Effective Mar 1, 2021, GSC will add Pharmacogenetic testing through GenXys as standard medical services benefit under Diagnostic Services/Laboratory Tests. Pharmacogenetics (PGx) is a form of “personalized medicine” and is one of several genetic testing available for medical purposes. The test determines whether a person has certain genetic mutations that are known to influence their… View Article

Politics and the Workplace

October 26, 2020 | FSEAP Solutions It’s common courtesy to avoid political discussions at work. Still, they do happen. If resistance is futile, these tips can help prevent a fracas: 1) Learn to self-intervene. When tension builds, move the discussion along to more work-related matters. 2) Check your visceral reaction. Politics prompts a “flight or… View Article

Protect Against IP Address Hacking

October 26, 2020 | FSEAP Solutions Computer phishing and viruses cause big trouble, but if your internet protocol (IP) address is stolen and your computer is hacked, a crime could be committed and blamed on you. Your IP address is like your fingerprints on the web. Follow your organization’s security protocols. At home, protect your… View Article

News

BULLETIN: Greenshield Canada Announces New Services – Virtual Orthodontics and Pharmacogenetic Testing

Pharmacogenetic Testing Effective Mar 1, 2021, GSC will add Pharmacogenetic testing through GenXys as standard medical services benefit under Diagnostic Services/Laboratory Tests. Pharmacogenetics (PGx) is a form of “personalized medicine” and is one of several genetic testing available for medical purposes. The test determines whether a person has certain genetic mutations that are known to influence their… View Article

BCCA Employee Benefit Trust Introduces PocketPills Pharmacy!

We are pleased to announce that the BCCA Employee Benefit Trust has partnered with PocketPills – Canada’s #1 digital pharmacy to give you a “stay home, stay healthy” option for your medication needs. As part of your coverage through the BCCA Employee Benefit Trust, you can now fill and manage your prescription from the convenience… View Article