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Reality Check: May is Disability Insurance Awareness Month

Consumers all too often need a reality check when it comes to protecting their family’s financial future, and DIAM can provide it.

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Urban Institute: 25-43 million Americans could lose employer-based health coverage during pandemic

Between 25 and 43 million Americans could lose their employer-based health insurance if the unemployment rate hits 20% in the coming months, according to a new report from the Urban Institute.

Millennials poised to spur major growth in Critical Illness market?

Jesse Slome says Millennials ready to take the torch from Boomers, which could be a boon for CI at the expense of life insurance.

Group rails against financial risks of Short-Term Health Plans

New research from the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society says the recently modified plans leave policyholders dangerously vulnerable to major out-of-pocket medical bills.

Comparison shopping can save Med Supp enrollees more than $1,000 per year

A new analysis of Plans F, G and N from eHealth shows that finding the lowest-price Medicare Supplement plan available can pay big dividends.

HealthSherpa enrolls over 1 million Americans during Open Enrollment Period

Company says its ACA health insurance enrollments more than doubled compared to 2019.

Medicare premiums taking one of biggest jumps in years says Senior Citizens League

While the Social Security cost-of-living adjustment will increase benefits by 1.6% in 2020, Medicare Part B premiums are climbing by 6.7%, more than four times faster.

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%

Few health insurance consumers believe ‘Medicare for All’ would be implemented

New eHealth survey finds broad support for government action to reduce the cost of prescription drugs.

Survey finds Medicare premiums cost retirees $5,000 annually

The Senior Citizens League says annual COLA increases lag significantly behind the growth in Medicare premiums, making it important for retirees to compare coverage during open enrollment.

By the Numbers: NAIC Insurance Department Resources Report sheds light on scale of industry

Health insurance still generates the lion’s share of insurance premiums and California still generates by far the most in premiums, as confirmed by the 32nd edition of the NAIC’s annual collection of data.

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