Case Study : Ontario Health Insurance Plan

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Executive Summary When senior executive at Best Employer Company (Heather) was vacationing in the USA, she expected to return injury free. As Human Resource Manager, it is my responsibility to familiarize myself with the company benefits and inform Heather of the details. I feel the information below is well researched and offer good support about why I selected each benefit.

Ontario Health Insurance Plan (OHIP)
As resident of Ontario, Heather and her family are entitled to health care services paid for by OHIP. It is a government-run health plan which is funded by tax dollars paid by residents and businesses. The Ministry of Health pays for a wide range of services such as annual eye examinations, all medically necessary services by a physician (possible fee for uninsured services), and some dental surgery. Telehealth (1-866-797-0000) “is a free, confidential phone service that you can call any tie, night or day.” (Ministry of Health, 2016) This service provides a direct link to a Registered Nurse who will help you to determine the severity of a condition you may have. While Heather is continuing her recovery, her doctor appointments may be far apart, so if she has any growing concerns regarding her well-being, she can use this service.
Canada Pension Plan (CPP)
The Canada Pension Plan is a retirement savings plan which is mandatory for all working residents of Canada (except Quebec). This is a plan which is split between employers and employees. Since

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