Getting COVID-19 vaccine will not affect insurance coverage

A few advisors in our association have heard rumours, from plan members (employees,) that being vaccinated could harm them when it comes to applying or claiming for life, disability or health insurance.  I’m not sure where this started, but there is no validity to it, and the insurance companies association (the CLHIA) has put out a statment (below) indicating that is not true.

“Receiving a COVID-19 vaccine will have no effect on the ability to obtain coverage or benefits from life insurance or supplementary health insurance.”

That is what the Canadian Life and Health Insurance Association (CLHIA) has stressed in light of misinformation…