A Guide to Travel Insurance (COVID-19 Edition)
This Guide to Travel Insurance – COVID-19 Edition will help you understand what coverage you need and have peace of mind while travelling abroad. Download our free Travel Insurance Checklist.Read more →
What is an ombudsman? What is alternative dispute resolution (ADR)?
Our Ombudsman is head of the OmbudService for Life and Health Insurance (OLHI). OLHI offers an alternative dispute resolution public service that is free, bilingual, independent and impartial to Canadians with life and health insurance. Sounds great so far, right? But what is an ombudsman or an ombudservice? How does alternative dispute resolution (ADR) work? […]Read more →
The Anatomy of a Final Position Letter: What to Expect From Your Life or Health Insurance Provider
A final position letter is a written decision made by a life or health insurance company that outlines its final position about a consumer claim. All insurance companies have an internal complaints process, which you must follow to obtain a Final Position Letter from your insurer before you bring your complaint to us at the OmbudService for Life and Health Insurance (OLHI).Read more →
How to find if a life insurance policy exists for a deceased person
If you are responsible for closing out a deceased loved one’s financial concerns, one of your tasks might be to find out if a life insurance policy exists for them. Estate planning can be complicated and time-consuming. In some cases, individuals get all their affairs in order before they pass on. But, in the event of […]Read more →
What happens if a life or health insurance company denies your claim?
Did you know that you can make a complaint if your life or health insurance company denies your claim?
Before you submit your complaint to us at the OmbudService for Life and Health Insurance (OLHI), you first need to go through your insurance company’s internal complaint process.Read more →