SEPTEMBER
2019
Since 1984
Topics In This Issue
  • Covering Dependents on Your Group Benefits Plan
  • Ask the Pharmacist: Compliance Packaging
  • Moving? Renovating? Expanding?
  • Art With Heart October 8
Covering Dependents on Your Group Benefits Plan
The most asked questions with answers
  • How long can a child be considered a dependent? (Important if you have children moving on to accredited post-secondary and full time education this fall, carriers require you to submit proof of student status)
  • Do extended family members count as dependents?
  • What happens when you have a new spouse?
Ask the Pharmacist: Compliance Packaging
Stay on schedule and help optimize treatment
Billions of people across of the world take medications on a daily basis. Most people are dispensed medication in vials or other formats. Consistently adhering to a medication schedule as prescribed by a doctor, though, may be difficult for some people.

Compliance packaging is an administration aid that usually contains a week's supply of medication that is clearly labeled and organizes a patient's medication schedule into several compartments as prescribed by their doctor.
Moving? Renovating? Expanding?
Contact your ASSOCIUM GAIN Team and we can help!
Whether it’s getting you quotes, so you can get back to your regularly scheduled workload or if it’s getting you the supplies and services you need at prices you’ll love.
From beginning to end, our services and partner providers can help your organization re-design itself to minimize your stress and maximize your goals!

  • Buying? Selling? Leasing? No problem. Our new commercial real estate partner serves our ASSOCIUM GAIN members with exceptional advice.
  • Telecommunications needs? We have you covered!
  • Furniture? Yep. We have access to over 35 manufacturers from health care to resommercial. We offer ergonomic pieces, Canadian companies and or environmentally conscious items.
  • Of course you’ll need commercial insurance, office equipment – shredding or document storage? …We can help in so many ways!

Just call or email and we’ll let you know all the ways we can assist your process and make things go more smoothly and cost effectively.
Art With Heart
October 8, 2019
Artwork saves lives. Last year, Art With Heart raised over $750,000 for innovative HIV/AIDS care at Casey House, Ontario’s HIV/AIDS hospital. The 26th annual auction of contemporary Canadian art in support of Casey House takes place October 8th at the Art Gallery of Ontario. For a sneak peek visit...
ASSOCIUM Divisions
Since 1984, ASSOCIUM Consultants continues to lead the industry in specialized human resource services, organizational development and provides HR expertise across a broad range of services. 
We're unique in the marketplace providing innovative and customized Advisor services: Managing General Agent , Third Party Administrator, Claims Adjudication, Specialty Drug Management / Preferred Pharmacy Network and Human Resources Consulting. 
Our employee group benefits division, being in business since 1997, gives us the experience to provide customized alternative plans and reduce administrative costs for our clients, while quoting sustainable rates at start up - and at renewal.  
Our procurement services division launched in 1996 as an added source of assistance to the not-for-profit sector ( GAIN). Recently this service has been expanded to include private small business under the Advantage banner. Our goal is to help your organization access preferred pricing for products and services as well as resolve any purchasing issues you may encounter.             
 Supporting the success of Canadian organizations since 1984. 
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