News and Updates


The benefits of being outside

Canadians only have a few months out of the entire year when we can go outside and enjoy our country’s natural beauty – without having to bundle up first. That being said, spending time outdoors is much more than just a rare opportunity. There are actually many health benefits associated with enjoying some fresh air and natural sunlight.

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Travel coverage: What you need to know

Planning for your vacation shouldn’t include worrying about whether you are covered in case of an emergency. Understanding what benefits coverage you already have is the first step in helping to determine if you need additional insurance for your next trip.

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Understanding reasonable and customary limits

You have heard the term reasonable and customary (R&C) limits, but what are they, and how do they work? In the simplest terms, R&C limits refer to the range of typical fees for comparable services or equipment in a given geographical area.

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Exciting enhancements to My Claims!

Thanks to recent enhancements to the My Claims section of the OTIP secure member login, it is easier than ever to submit your claims online.

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How much coverage do I have?

The best way to determine how much benefits coverage you have is to review your benefits booklet. This is the most up-to-date information as it relates to your coverage amounts.
 

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​Life events and your benefits coverage

Life is full of change. Marriage, babies, divorce and even the loss of a loved one can not only impact our day-to-day lives, but also our benefits coverage.

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Beneficiary designations: Is yours complete?

During the transition to your group benefits plan, you were asked to name a beneficiary as a key part of your enrolment process. If you didn’t complete this step by printing, signing and mailing the beneficiary designation form to OTIP, or have had a recent life event, the time is now to take action.

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Welcome to Your Benefits!

Welcome to the first edition of Your Benefits! This new e-newsletter is designed to provide you with relevant and meaningful information about your group benefits plan. We know how important benefits coverage is to you and your family, and we are here to help!

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