Bird Talk / Issue 85


Bird talk - Le Jaseur
 



Top-ups and Pre-Existing Conditions
Posted date : Jan 10, 2013.
What would happen in the scenario that I or my husband became ill/had an accident, a day or two before my coverage with OTIP expired. Would this medical condition then be considered a "pre-existing condition" for my Medipac coverage starting the following day and leave me with no medical coverage for this condition if needed?   Read more...

Medipac Travel Insurance - Happy Customers
Posted date : Jan 10, 2013.
As a last resort, I contacted you and was encouraged with our reception and info received. It was a pleasure to have dealt with you and your company. I will not hesitate to recommend you to anyone who is interested.   Read more...

Pre-Existing Conditions and Medipac's Return to Destination Benefit
Posted date : Jan 10, 2013.
I was under the impression that one needed to be stable for 90 days to be fully insured. Could you give me a bit more information on this particular issue please?   Read more...

8840 Form Calculations
Posted date : Jan 10, 2013.
When calculating days spent in the U.S. on the form 8840, if a person returns to Canada for two weeks at Christmastime and then returns to the U.S., or if a person is going on a cruise for two weeks on the Panama Canal while they are staying in the U.S., are these days used as part of the total days' calculation on the 8840 form?   Read more...

Burden of Proof
Posted date : Jan 10, 2013.
During a recent U.S. border-crossing interview, we were asked to provide documentation showing closer ties to Canada.   Read more...

Answers for New Snowbirds
Posted date : Jan 10, 2013.
Should I get a U.S. Visa and bank account? How do I find locations popular for Canadian snowbirds?   Read more...

Tax Deductions for Travel Medical Insurance
Posted date : Jan 10, 2013.
Snowbirds allowed to deduct their annual premiums for out-of-province coverage.   Read more...