TITLE

Rethinking Portable Group Life Benefits

AUTHOR(S)
Ghilardi, John; Muncil, Carol
PUB. DATE
March 2008
SOURCE
Best's Review;Mar2008, Vol. 108 Issue 11, p82
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on some common practices and product designs of portable benefits. It is stated that portability is an important benefit in a marketplace featuring more voluntary products. Portability has long been a popular feature of employer sponsored, employee-pay-all group insurance products because it allows insureds to continue their coverage. Ported benefits continue to be insured under a group policy, either through a multiple employer trust or under the current group policy.
ACCESSION #
31203391

 

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