Group Life NEWS


Half of people with diabetes don’t think they qualify for or can afford life...

New John Hancock study identifies significant disconnect between fact and fiction regarding the cost of and ability to get coverage among Americans living with diabetes.

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Recent Group Life Insurance News

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.

Less than half of employed Americans have workplace group life coverage

New survey finds that many employees who do not have voluntary group life insurance provided by their employer say it is because their employer doesn't offer it.

For first time ever, more Americans covered by employment-based life insurance than by individual

New LIMRA study shows 108 million Americans have life insurance through their workplace, compared to 102 million covered by individual life insurance. It is the first time employment-based coverage has exceeded individual coverage.

Voluntary Benefits: Term life accounts for largest share of inforce premium

Term life insurance accounts for the largest share of voluntary inforce premium by product, according to Eastbridge Consulting Group's annual U.S. State ESI and EPI Data report. Dental, short-term disability, long-term disability and universal/whole life rounds out the top five.

Small businesses are constantly challenged to figure out how to affordably attract employees

Small businesses are constantly challenged to figure out how to affordably attract employees while retaining the ones they have – and do so with...

New ‘bundles’ offering provides benefits options tailored to needs and budgets of small businesses

Small businesses are constantly challenged to figure out how to affordably attract employees while retaining the ones they have – and do so with...

Beyond the death benefit: Consumers need help understanding many capabilities of life insurance

RADNOR, Pa. – Consumers recognize the important role that life insurance plays in helping to cover final expenses as well as aiding with estate...

Employer-owned coverage: A long-ignored market with great potential

“Yeah, I tried that when I was a young producer,” said the life agent. “But it didn’t go anywhere. Too complicated. After awhile, I...

Finding Opportunities in Today’s Group Market

New agents to the group insurance market may wonder where to focus their efforts.  While some experienced individuals advise focusing on companies of 10 to...