Employees underestimate chances of disability
- DISABILITY INCOME: THE MOST COMPLEX BENEFIT. Schultz, Roger S. // Journal of Financial Service Professionals;May2001, Vol. 55 Issue 3, p22
There is a need for employers to get outside assistance with the design, pricing, explanation and management of an integrated disability income plan for all classes of employees. This creates a market for qualified benefits advisers and brokers. They can secure much needed support from those...
- RETIREMENT ON GROUNDS OF ILL HEALTH. Stattin, M. // Occupational & Environmental Medicine;Feb2005, Vol. 62 Issue 2, p135
Discusses the disability retirement benefit programs in Europe. Definition of work disability; Prevalence of disability benefit recipiency; Causes of disability recipiency.
- Advocating for quality drives health and productivity savings. Mead, Peter // Employee Benefit News;May2001, Vol. 15 Issue 6, p17
Reports that the County of San Bernardino in southern California received independent confirmation that its Employee Health and Productivity program can reduce disability costs, according to a study. Overall average disability duration per employer in the county from July 1999 to June 2000;...
- Open enrollment is the time to examine life changes, benefits. Barnett, Barry // Employee Benefit News;9/1/2004, Vol. 18 Issue 11, p22
Focuses on open enrollment in companies, a privilege given by employers to active and some retired employees, to select from several health and welfare benefit plans for the coming year. Coverage options provided by employers; Life insurance; Disability insurance; Medical insurance; Voluntary...
- What Employers Must Know About Group Disability. Guiffre, Craig // National Underwriter / Life & Health Financial Services;8/7/2006, Vol. 110 Issue 30, p24
The article focuses on the disability income insurance in the U.S. It is said that disability income insurance is one of the most unappreciated of employee benefits. It should be a cornerstone of the financial protection package, but despite the obvious need for income protection, disability...
- Voluntary benefits gaining ground among employers. Hoekman, David // Grand Rapids Business Journal;01/10/2000, Vol. 18 Issue 2, p11
Reports on the growing number of employers in Grand Rapids, Michigan offering voluntary health benefits for employees to choose from. Employers' concerns over rising health insurance premiums; Advantages of disability insurance; Participation requirements of the benefits.
- Managing Psychiatric Claims Effectively. Leopold, Ron // National Underwriter / Life & Health Financial Services;7/29/2002, Vol. 106 Issue 30, p8
Suggests ways of managing psychiatric disability insurance claims effectively. Prevalence of mental health-related disability claims; Causes of disability-related absences; Role of employers; Ways in which employers can reduce productivity losses associated with mental health claims.
- ON THE DISABLED LIST? Lynn, Jacquelyn // Entrepreneur;Sep2004, Vol. 32 Issue 9, p54
Discusses the benefits for employers of setting up disability insurance for employees. Studies indicating that one out of three workers has a chance of becoming disabled for 90 days or more during the working years; Basic coverages under a disability insurance; Impact of providing disability...
- The inside scoop on disability insurance. Lazo, Jeanne; Amato, Carol J. // Enterprise/Salt Lake City;6/12/2006, Vol. 35 Issue 49, Special section p2
Discusses issues regarding disability insurance. Advantages of offering disability insurance benefits; Common causes of disability; Factors which should be considered in choosing a disability insurance policy.