July 7, 2020
by Benefits Canada
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 per cent), absence and disability (32 per cent), use of paramedical benefits (29 per cent) and fraud (28 per cent). Worries over paramedical benefits usage are on the rise since 2018, when 21 per cent of plan sponsors cited it as an area of concern.
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