Group Disability NEWS


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%

Employee Benefits Discussion

Recent Group Disability Insurance News

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.

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.

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.