Group Disability NEWS


The State of Employee Benefits: Findings from the 2017 Health and Workplace Benefits Survey

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.

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Recent Group Disability Insurance News

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.

Even Superheroes need protection

Your high-end clients – superheroes in their chosen profession – are not invincible to the perils of mortals. They need superhero-level disability income protection.

Most middle-income employees feel more secure thanks to workplace benefits

New MassMutual study also exposes need for stepped-up benefits education to fight knowledge gap – particularly among lower-income workers.

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.

Optional benefits: Changing a ‘no’ to a ‘yes’

Contrary to most traditional worksite benefits marketing, which centers on the employer, efforts to sell optional benefits must instead focus on the individuals making the buy/no-buy decision - the employees.

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.

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.

The evolution of high-limit disability plans

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Your existing book and guaranteed issue DI: A driven producer’s formula for huge success

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