Recent Employee Benefits News
Nearly 3 in 4 (73%) of advisors report that they specifically offer financial wellness support in their defined contribution (DC) plans, according to LIMRA Secure Retirement Institute data released Aug. 7.
About 1 in 4 employers now offer CI as a voluntary benefit, and premiums increased an impressive 15% last year.
Backed by funding from UnitedHealthcare among others, new company says its pioneering health coverage brings transparency to health care costs and allows addition of coverage throughout the year.
Exempt from ACA requirements and flexible in the way premiums are set, the expansion of AHPs has the potential to impact the lives of a huge number of small business owners and their employees – if carriers respond by rolling out quality products.
Dr. Atul Gawande will lead the yet unnamed new company addressing employee healthcare challenges, which will be based in Boston and operate independently and free from profit-making incentives and constraints.
Dental insurance reclaims the second-most offered benefit spot from retirement savings plans and life insurance leapfrogged vision insurance to claim the fourth spot in the recently released 2017 Health and Workplace Benefits Survey.
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.
The largest U.S. pension transaction by premium in the last five years continues the market trend of more plan sponsors transferring their pension obligations to insurance companies.
New research finds 23% fewer employers are offering life insurance to their workers compared to 2006.