The Board of Directors of the OmbudService for Life & Health Insurance (OLHI) recently welcomed Mr. Geoff Plant as a new Board Member following their Annual General Meeting held in Toronto on September 13, 2018. Click here to read the release
New Job Openings! For information regarding the Communications Specialist role, please click here. For information regarding the Complaints Agent role, please click here. Qualified parties are asked to indicate their interest by submitting a CV detailing their professional qualifications and experience to firstname.lastname@example.org.
OLHI has opened an Edmonton office in hopes of raising its profile with Western Canadians. Read the story in the Edmonton Journal.
Mr. and Mrs. H. applied for life insurance and were approved. When her husband died several months later, Mrs. H. claimed the benefits under the policy. The insurance company denied the claim for failing to disclose information about Mr. H.’s health. Mrs. H. brought her final position letter to OLHI. She explained to our Dispute
OLHI received over 2,600 complaints last year – an increase of 23% over last year, writes Journal de l’Assurance (French only).
The Insurance & Investment Journal writes that OLHI has reported an increase in complaint volumes.
OLHI held its annual general meeting and released its annual report for 2016/17, reporting on a year of record numbers and renewed priorities. Highlights: Complaint volumes increase by 23.2% across Canada, marking a historic high Increase in complaints from Quebec (+36.2%), Prairie provinces (+25.6%) and British Columbia (+ 24.4%) Public contacts exceed 87,000 Edmonton office established
Insurance is key if you’re a freelancer, reports the CBC.
Mrs. R. frequently traveled out of country. She purchased a travel health insurance plan that would cover her for 35 days every time she left Canada. She departed in February and in May, while still on her holiday, she suffered a major illness, was hospitalized and passed away two weeks later. While Mrs. R. was
Ms. C. worked as an office administrator, a predominantly sedentary role. She began to experience medical conditions that affected her back. Her employer’s group disability insurance plan covered her short-term disability claim. After several months, the insurance company denied Ms. C.’s coverage for long-term disability (LTD), stating that her illness did not prevent her from