We all love to have spontaneity and surprise in our lives. However, there are certain things we like to know we have well in advance. We need to have measures already in place if an unfortunate problem presents it's self. We never know when the need will occur for medical benefits. Often companies offer medical benefits. Even if you lost your job as a hipot tester due to illness or a company restructuring, you will want the security of knowing you have medical coverage for you and your family.
One of the things that several companies are able to offer is a medical, dental and vision plan to help pay for hospital fees, prescriptions, or medical supplies that you might need along the way. While Canada does offer some level of free healthcare this does not cover everything. If you're working for a large Huntsville Ontario catering company you might be able to get a free pair of eyeglasses every second year for you, your spouse and your children or could get more than three quarters of your prescriptions paid for. Each company medical plan is different and you should make sure you look through your policy in full before making any claims.
Critical illness and life insurance are things that no one wants to need to use during their working years but everyone should have. If you're still at the stage where you're working for woodworking auctions or as an accountant and you suddenly become ill or pass away you want to make sure that you and your family are financially taken care of. Many companies also offer disability insurance for those that might become unable to work installing farm waterers or working for a utility company due to an injury or illness.
Pregnancy and bereavement leave are also things that usually will fall under your medical policy with the company. If you're starting a family and want to make sure that you'll be able to return to your job working with active ETFs or as a university professor after a certain period at home than you should check to see how much time you're allotted with your insurance. Many policies now allow both the new mother and father to have time off while still receiving some percentage of pay.
When accepting employee health insurance you will usually be paying into the policy the way that you would with your home or car insurance. But at least half of the premium costs will be covered by your company and most employees find that this is something well worth taking advantage of. If you're married and both of you are offered employee medical benefits that you should see if it's in your best interest to pay into one or both plans.