Mail-Order Pharmacies – Are they Worth the Risks?

Mail-Order Pharmacies – Are they Worth the Risks?

October 20, 2015 7:30 AM to 9:00 AMFour Seasons Hotel, 791 West Georgia Street, Vancouver, British Columbia
Area of Interest: Benefits, Networking Format: In Person

Session Description: 

Mail-order pharmacies, long a fixture in the U.S., are gaining popularity in Canada. This session will give an overview of this process and provide details of the statistics of online pharmacy practices.

Key takeaways:

  1. The pros and pitfalls of mail-order pharmacies
  2. What to look for when establishing and promoting mail-order in your plan
  3. How mail-order will be impacted by the move to preferred provider networks


Jane Petruniak brings more than 30 years of experience in risk management and consulting to a number of prominent private and public sector clients on a comprehensive range of benefit issues.

Jane’s primary expertise is in helping clients to successfully deal with their benefit challenges.  These range from flexible benefits, mergers and acquisitions, and managed health care to provider selection, collective bargaining, plan design, communication, funding and risk management.  Jane brings a thorough and balanced understanding of the impact of benefit issues on both the bottom line and membership morale and productivity.  Her unique background gives her an ability to respond to employee benefit challenges with solutions that are both innovative and practical.

Jane is a University of Toronto graduate, and has earned both FLMI and CLU designations.  She is a member of the IFEBP and has been an instructor in the Certified Employee Benefit Specialist curriculum at Ryerson University, a faculty member for WorldAtWork, a published author and a frequent speaker on the subject of matching benefit plan design with organizational goals and objectives.

Jane Petruniak

PBI Actuarial Consultants Ltd.


Register a group of 5 or more and get 20% discount. 

Members are encouraged to bring a non-member for the member fee.


  • Breakfast   7:30 am - 8:00 am
  • Session      8:00 am - 9:00 am 

Location Four Seasons, 791 West Georgia Street, Vancouver, BC

CE Credit certificates confirming education hours will be offered, with which attendees may seek corresponding accreditation via their preferred regulatory body.

Fees and Registration
Membership TypesRegular Price
Regular membership$40.00 CDN
Associate$40.00 CDN
Student$40.00 CDN
Non Member$60.00 CDN
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