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Sun Life Financial Inc., a Toronto-based insurer, has taken a groundbreaking decision to include medical marijuana coverage as an option for its group benefits plans in Canada. The initiative will certainly set a precedent for other insurers.
Sun Life, which provides health benefits coverage to over 3 million Canadians and their families, started providing coverage for medical marijuana ranging from $1,500 to $6,000 per individual per year from Mar. 1, 2018. The Sun Life plan members must meet specific criteria to qualify for the coverage. They need an authorization letter from their physician and should be registered with a medical marijuana producer licensed with Health Canada. Moreover, it will be available only for specific symptoms related to cancer, rheumatoid arthritis, multiple sclerosis, acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS) and palliative care. Read more