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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.

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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.

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

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.

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.

Amazon, Berkshire, JPMorgan ending ‘Haven’ joint health care venture

Three-year-old independent company Haven had promised to disrupt the way large corporations deliver benefits to their employees.

With slow health benefit cost growth in 2020, employers plan to invest in more...

Average health benefit cost rose 3.4% per employee in 2020 according to new Mercer study.

Alight to acquire Hodges-Mace, enhancing health, voluntary benefit capabilities

With the addition of Hodges-Mace's highly configurable technology and high-touch enrollment services, Alight will be able to meet the needs of employers of nearly any size and will strengthen its reach into the growing health and voluntary benefits technology and services market.

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.

Individual life sales forecast calls for 3% growth in 2019

U.S. individual life insurance sales are expected to rise 3% to $15.0 billion in 2019, according to LIMRA’s just-released annual predictions report. Growth also expected in technology and workplace retirement savings plans.

3 InsurTech trends expected to accelerate in 2019

Demand for skillfully acquired and implemented analytics, transparent experiences for consumers and mutually beneficial partnerships were all trends that developed in 2018, and are expected to gather more momentum in 2019.

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