Filling the gap

March 2010
Employee Benefit News;Mar2010, Vol. 24 Issue 3, p52
The article discusses hospital indemnity (HI) coverage in the U.S. and how it can help fill the gaps resulting from benefit reductions and deductible increases. It gives an overview of how HI coverage works. It also lists the benefits of HI including coverage of lost wages, child care, and high deductible costs during hospitalization that does not trigger short-term disability benefits.


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