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For Employers, Vendors are Key to Strategic Absence Management

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…

Being Out of Work Doesn’t Mean Being Out of Money

Helping Employees Understand What’s at Stake When a Health Event Keeps Them from Working Employers in America offer health insurance benefits to attract and retain employees, and the open enrollment period is a chance for employees to review and/or change their coverage. However, health insurance does not cover income lost due to a health event…

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…