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4 Facts to Help Employers Understand Value-Based Healthcare

Value-based health care is an important trend in delivering quality care to consumers in general and, in group health insurance, to employees and their families. It is a delivery model in which self-insured employers and health insurance carriers compensate providers based upon their outcomes, instead of a negotiated fee for services rendered. Data has shown…

Disability Insurance: A Key Part Of Paid Leave and Absence Management Plan

Absences can be hard on both an employee and employer, which is why disability insurance can be a potent addition to your benefit plan. However, there is a way to make absences easier to manage. The following tips are based on an article written for the Council for Disability Awareness blog byMarjory Robertson, assistant vice president…

6 Keys To Attracting and Retaining Top Employees In 2019

Benefits play a big role in how employees — and potential employees — perceive a company. The following tips are based on articles written for the Council for Disability Awareness blog by benefits experts Phil Bruen, VP, Group Life and Disability Products at MetLife and Diane Russell, SVP Marketing, Lincoln Financial. 1. Know that most…

Do You Know the Financial Implications Of Taking A Career Break? Five Questions to Ask Yourself

When it’s time to start a family, many parents-to-be are so focused on decorating the nursery and choosing the right car seat that they can overlook the life-altering impact a baby can have on their financial life. And we’re not just talking the exorbitant cost of diapers—we’re talking nearly 4 million dollars in “potential income.”…

How disability insurance can be part of your paid leave and absence management strategy

By Marjory Robertson, AVP & Senior Counsel and Abigail O’Connell, Senior Counsel, Sun Life Financial When employees need to step away from work — whether to welcome a new child, care for a family member, or another life event — protecting their jobs and benefits, understanding their rights, knowing whether their employers will pay part…