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Plan members increasingly open to pharmacogenetics, virtual care

Virtual-care options are gaining ground, according to the 2020 Sanofi Canada health-care survey. Looking at a scenario where plan members would receive health-care services through secure digital chat or video devices — where the health-care professionals aren’t the member’s usual providers, but would be able to share the consultation information with them if requested — […]

  • By: Staff
  • July 8, 2020 November 12, 2020
  • 09:00
Just 22% of health benefits plan sponsors regularly receive claims data: Sanofi survey

Two-thirds (65 per cent) of plans sponsors said they have a specific objective for their health benefits plan for the upcoming year, compared to 56 per cent that said the same in 2018, according to the 2020 Sanofi Canada health-care survey. Overall, 21 per cent said they strongly agree they have a specific objective, increasing to […]

  • By: Staff
  • July 7, 2020 November 12, 2020
  • 09:00

Most (79 per cent) plan sponsors said they have at least one major concern about their health benefits plan, with this increasing to 89 per cent for employers with 500 or more workers, according to the 2020 Sanofi Canada health-care survey. The top concerns include drug plan sustainability (42 per cent), dental plan sustainability (39 […]

  • By: Staff
  • July 6, 2020 November 23, 2020
  • 09:00

Employers are increasingly interested in seeing more support for chronic disease and chronic pain management in their benefits plans, according to the 2020 Sanofi Canada health-care survey. The vast majority (88 per cent) of plan sponsors said they want their health benefits plan to do more to support plan members living with chronic diseases, up from 82 […]

  • By: Staff
  • July 3, 2020 November 23, 2020
  • 08:45

More than three-quarters (79 per cent) of plan sponsors said they’re interested in their benefits providers sending targeted communications to plan members, according to the 2020 Sanofi Canada health-care survey. That’s up slightly from the amount who said the same in 2019 (74 per cent) and 2018 (64 per cent). However, slightly fewer (62 per cent) plan members […]

  • By: Staff
  • July 2, 2020 November 23, 2020
  • 09:00

While benefits plan members are experiencing levels of stress that impact their productivity at work, a growing number feel their employer is supporting their mental health, according to the 2020 Sanofi Canada health-care survey. The survey found 37 per cent of employees said they’ve felt physically ill due to overwhelming workplace stress in the last year. […]

  • By: Staff
  • June 25, 2020 November 23, 2020
  • 08:50
Survey finds health apps, digital devices growing in popularity

Benefits plan members are increasingly using digital devices and mobile apps to improve their health, according to the 2020 Sanofi Canada health-care survey. More than half (53 per cent) of plan members said they used at least one device or app in the past year to help them achieve a personal health or fitness goal, a […]

  • By: Staff
  • June 24, 2020 November 12, 2020
  • 09:05
How is benefits plan design evolving?

About three-quarters (72 per cent) of Canadians with a workplace health benefits plan have a traditional plan and 28 per cent have a flex plan, according to the 2020 Sanofi Canada health-care survey. This is up slightly from 2017, when 80 per cent of plan members said they had a traditional plan and 19 per […]

  • By: Staff
  • June 23, 2020 November 12, 2020
  • 09:00
Employee, employer views on quality of benefits plans differ, finds Sanofi survey

While nearly half (47 per cent) of Canadian employees described their health benefits plan as excellent or very good, this number is at the low end of results gathered since 2006, according to the 2020 Sanofi Canada health-care survey. Over the 15-year period in which the survey has been conducted, results have ranged between 47 […]

  • By: Staff
  • June 22, 2020 November 12, 2020
  • 09:00
Editorial

In the wise words of George Bernard Shaw, “the single biggest problem with communication is the illusion that it has taken place.” When it comes to employer-provided benefits and pension plans, this phrase rings as true as it does in any other part of life. I believe that communication is the single most important and […]