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The Language Barrier

Posted date : Dec 13, 2019

A recent, very-large study has shown that many heart procedures such as stent insertion, angioplasty and heart bypass surgery are unnecessary and can actually cause harm.

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Issue 113

Posted date : Dec 13, 2019

CSANews Issue 113 – Winter 2019 Edition – CSA TAKES ONTARIO TO COURT! – Fighting to repeal the elimination of out-of-country medical payments

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ONTARIO CANCELS OUT-OF-COUNTRY HEALTH COVERAGE

Posted date : Aug 19, 2019

OHIP’s Out-of-Country (OOC) Travellers Program , which provides reimbursement for Ontario residents who face unexpected medical emergencies while abroad, will officially be scrapped on October 1, 2019.

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Join CSA

Posted date : Dec 12, 2017

The Canadian Snowbird Association is a national not-for-profit advocacy organization dedicated to actively defending and improving the rights and privileges of travelling Canadians.   We need your help! The greater the membership, the more powerful and effective voice we cast against provincial, state and federal governments when lobbying for the rights of all travelling Canadians, […]

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CSA Travel Information Guide

Posted date : Nov 13, 2017

Dear Bird Talk, On page 50 of “The CSA Travel Information Guide” 2011 Edition, it says, “Typical work that may not be performed includes: In a condominium, mobile home or manufactured home community, receiving “cash” or reduced/free rent and/or maintenance fees for the season in exchange for: Park office clerical duties Park grounds maintenance Park […]

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Retired Persons Visa

Posted date : Nov 13, 2017

Dear Bird Talk, My summer edition of CSANews just arrived today and I have read it from cover to cover. I believe it was one of the most interesting and informative issues I have read during my years as a CSA member. First off, the Editor’s Message was very enlightening. Then the various letters on […]

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Federal Superannuates Insurance Coverage

Posted date : Nov 13, 2017

Dear Bird Talk, It is my understanding from information in a letter to “Bird Talk” included in the latest issue of CSANews, that retired federal public servants have had their medical coverage increased from $100,000 to $500,000 for a continuous 40-day period. Why should they be treated so differently from other retired people? They earned […]

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“Balance billing” – the foul practices involved

Posted date : Nov 7, 2017

Dear Bird Talk, Your J. Ross Quigley expounded in the fall issue of your CSANews that “our strategy to confront aggressive billing departments, combined with Medipac’s reputation for paying our claims, has proven very successful.” We were involved in a rather unfortunate car accident on December 31, 2010 at KeyWest, FL, but we can confirm […]

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A Horror Story Averted!

Posted date : Nov 7, 2017

Dear Bird Talk, Ross Quigley’s article in the summer 2010 edition of CSANews (‘Let me first say that Medipac is fine!’) hit the nail on the head. I suspect that our personal case illustrates the need very clearly. We went for a short, three-week holiday that included a one-week cruise out of Tampa last spring, […]

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Insurance Premium and Heart Conditions

Posted date : Nov 7, 2017

Dear Bird Talk, My wife was diagnosed with a “heart block” – a condition that limited blood flow somewhat, and which required the use of a pacemaker. After spending 6 hours in the hospital, we left for home with her new pacemaker humming away nicely. It has really improved her energy level and with her […]

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