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Shareholder Benefits

Key benefits of uniPHARM:
  • Equality of members: one share equals one vote
  • Member ownership: It is our members’ company
  • Participation in their company’s direction and strategy
  • All inclusive source for merchandise and services

Advocacy

As an independent you may not have the time or resources to keep up to date on all the potential issues and activities that could affect your professional practice or business at any given time. We are constantly monitoring government, private payer and other industry and health-related activities as they may pertain to pharmacy practice and your business. We maintain active participation in a variety of industry related organizations so that we have the most up to date intelligence to provide to you.  Some of the organizations in which we take an active role on behalf of independent pharmacy are the BC Pharmacy Association, Alberta Pharmacists’ Association and the Canadian Association for Pharmacy Distribution Management just to name a few. In many cases we are even at the table when these pharmacy organizations meet with government. As a uniPHARM shareholder you can count on us to be there with your message when it counts!
 

Group Health Benefits

Having a health benefits plan is an invaluable recruitment tool. uniPHARM’s unique and comprehensive Health Benefits Plan (UHBP), underwritten by Equitable Life of Canada enables you to attract, retain & reward premium Pharmacists and support staff. uniPHARM’s Health Benefits Plan is our own, self-administered, comprehensive group insurance plan offered exclusively to Shareholders and their employees.  Our plan provides flexibility to Shareholders with a variety of competitively priced plan options. Benefits include:
  • Life Insurance
  • Accidental Death and Dismemberment
  • Long Term Disability (5 Year “Own Occupation” definition for Pharmacists)
  • Extended Health Care
  • Drug Coverage with Pay Direct Drug Card
  • Routine and Major Dental
  • Health Care Spending Account
  • Cost Plus (Enhance all Medical & Dental Coverage, tax-effectively)

Professional Services

uniPHARM understands that, as a highly regarded health care professional, you are regularly called upon to meet a variety of health care needs in your community. Your patients rely upon you for personal advice and, now, more than ever, for professional services that take time and money to develop.