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    CANCER INSURANCE

CANCER INSURANCE

CANCER INSURANCE Voluntary coverage plays important role in addressing employee critical illness needs By Len Strazewski COVID-19, the respiratory virus that created a global pandemic, is the disease that dominates everyone’s attention. But treatments and vaccines are on the way, medical experts say, and when they arrive, another illness may return to the forefront of everyone’s concern. Cancer. In 2018, about 1.7 million cases of cancer of all sorts were

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    LIFE INSURANCE DURING COVID-19

LIFE INSURANCE DURING COVID-19

LIFE INSURANCE DURING COVID-19 Policies with portability are valued as employees get laid off or furloughed By Len Strazewski The death count goes up every day as victims of the COVID-19 pandemic succumb to the devastating disease. As employers try to protect themselves and their employees, they are ordering many employees to work from home to avoid infection or even laying off or furloughing them. As jobs become unstable, so

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    DISABILITY INSURANCE DURING A PANDEMIC

DISABILITY INSURANCE DURING A PANDEMIC

DISABILITY INSURANCE DURING A PANDEMIC Managing claims and confusion from the coronavirus By Len Strazewski It started with a bad cough and then progressed to pneumonia and then hospitalization. A hundred thousand or more failed to survive and tens of millions became unemployed. In a matter of months, the COVID-19virus grew into a pandemic, straining health systems throughout the world, and in the United States, also challenging employee benefits such

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    DENTAL AND VISION BENEFITS

DENTAL AND VISION BENEFITS

DENTAL AND VISION BENEFITS Amid the pandemic, the value placed on health insurance policies is taking on greater importance By Len Strazewski As unemployment reaches levels not seen since the Great Depression, personal incomes are falling, and employee benefits are in shambles—just as the need for health benefits is exploding. Obamacare and COBRA provide some major medical options, but vision and dental benefits may be orphaned during the crisis. John

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    SELF-FUNDED MEDICAL PLANS AND STOP LOSS

SELF-FUNDED MEDICAL PLANS AND STOP LOSS

SELF-FUNDED MEDICAL PLANS AND STOP LOSS Innovation on the front lines of cost containment By Thomas A. McCoy, CLU A self-funded medical plan  represents the epitome of a partnership effort among the benefits broker, an employer and the stop-loss insurer backstopping it all. For an employer to self-fund in the face of relentlessly rising medical costs is both an opportunity and a challenge. If self-funding were not a significant opportunity,

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