Group Disability NEWS


Workplace Benefit Premiums Rebound in Q2 2022

LIMRA survey finds workplace life, disability and supplemental health premium increased after a sluggish first quarter.

Employee Benefits Discussion

Recent Group Disability Insurance News

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.

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.

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.

Milliman report shows modest growth in individual disability insurance market

15 IDI market leaders record combined 2018 new premium sales of $401 million, a growth rate of 1.5%

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.

Just 4 in 10 employees protecting their paychecks

Snapshot of disability coverage revealed in new Harris Poll from OneAmerica.
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.

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.

Critical illness coverage: Closing the gap on care

About 1 in 4 employers now offer CI as a voluntary benefit, and premiums increased an impressive 15% last year.