Cost Increases for Extended Health & Dental Plans
Every year WCBC surveys major Canadian insurance companies regarding increases in extended health and dental plan costs.
The magnitude of the increase in extended health costs remained unchanged in 2016 and 2017. However, the annual increase in extended health costs in 2018 was marginally lower than the increases in the previous two years.
The average annual increase in the cost of dental plans in 2018 was approximately the same as the annual increases in the previous four years.