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Carriers report significant sales growth for most voluntary benefits

Voluntary life insurance sales jumped 25% in 2021 to lead the voluntary industry's strong rebound last year, according to Eastbridge's annual U.S. Voluntary/Worksite Sales Report.

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Guardian and Spring Health partner to provide innovative mental wellness benefits

New offering intended to help companies support employee mental and emotional well-being.

3 in 4 employees will swap health insurance plan features for significant savings

A recent Centivo survey of employees with employer-sponsored health insurance demonstrated just how willing employees are to modify core plan features if these "tradeoffs" translate into better healthcare affordability.

Americans much more likely to work for employers offering voluntary benefits

New Voya survey also finds a disconnect between intent and action as less than half of benefit-eligible employees actually enrolled in voluntary benefits offered by their company during open enrollment last year.

IMG launches ‘PTOgo’ travel medical insurance product

First-of-its-kind employee benefit for employers and employees traveling abroad covers international trips during paid time off

OneAmerica CEO says death rates among working-age people up 40%

Scott Davison of Indianapolis-based life insurer says current death rates are highest industry has ever seen during a virtual news conference.

Workplace Life, Disability and Supplemental Health Products Record Double-Digit Growth in Q3

New annualized premium for workplace life insurance, disability insurance and supplemental health products increased significantly in the third quarter 2021, according to LIMRA’s recently released workplace benefits sales surveys.

Non-medical workplace benefits forecast to grow 20% by 2026

The latest LIMRA-EY research reveals a changing workforce and advances in technology will drive the future of workforce benefits.

Transamerica introduces employer-funded Health Reimbursement Accounts

New solution allows employers to contribute toward premiums and other expenses paid by employees for individual primary medical insurance.

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.

1 in 6 workers stay in unwanted jobs for health benefits

New Gallup survey finds 16% with employer-sponsored health insurance stay put for fear of losing coverage.

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