Aetna selling group life, disability units to The Hartford for $1.45 billion

Acquisition will make The Hartford the second-largest group life and disability insurer with approximately $5 billion in expected earned premium while it will allow Aetna to enhance its focus on core health insurance business.

Group disability insurers see 13.8% increase in new sales in 2016

STD new sales premiums show a 12% increase while LTD new sales premiums increased 15% according to Milliman's 2016 U.S. Group Disability Market Survey.

The evolution of high-limit disability plans

Your high-net-worth clients can live the lifestyles of the rich and famous and possess all the supplementary prizes that goes with it; million-dollar homes,...

Put empathy to work in managing workplace DI claims

If disability claims are part of your world, you need to consider ensuring that compassion is part of your agenda. Here’s an inside look at how the claims operations team at a carrier fosters compassion.

CDC: 1 in 4 U.S. adults live with a disability

Cognitive disability most common in younger adults; mobility disability most common for others, new report from Centers for Disease Control and Prevention finds.

DIAM: Employees underestimate chances of becoming disabled, and their need for income protection

Annual campaign aims to educate working Americans about the need for income insurance. While data shows 64% of consumers believe most people need disability insurance, only 20% actually own it.

COVID-19 a top cause of disability for U.S. workers

Disability claims for behavioral health on the rise according to internal data from Unum.

Strong CI, whole life sales spur voluntary benefits market growth in 2018

According to LIMRA research, the percentage of employers offering voluntary benefits has increased 11% since 2010 and the market grew 3% last year.
Disability Insurance Awareness Month

10 Alarming Stats to Kick Off Disability Insurance Awareness Month

As the annual May campaign gets underway, we dive into some facts and figures that should pique consumer interest in a coverage they need but likely don’t have.

Just 1 in 3 employees protect their paychecks with DI coverage

New survey from OneAmerica delves into reasons why people aren't taking advantage of disability insurance when offered by employers.