Disability Insurance Costs Shifted to Employees

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In brief: Disability insurance is one of those things that’s being shifted off of employers and onto employees as businesses make cuts to trim costs. The full story Many employees who’ve never had to think about disability or death and dismemberment coverages are now being confronted with new policies that they’ll have to pay for if they want the coverages …

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Despite Attention to Abuses, Disability Insurance Filings at the L.I.R.R. Remain High

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By MICHAEL M. GRYNBAUM Published: October 28, 2011 New York Times More than half of the Long Island Rail Road workers who retired last year applied for federal disability benefits, a rate far higher than the national average, even as federal officials and prosecutors tried to stem a chronic pattern of abuse of the public benefits system by the railroad’s …

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How Can I Save Money on My Disability Insurance Policy?

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In this economy, people are feeling the pinch.  At the same time, people recognize more than ever the importance of protecting their income with an individual disability insurance policy. If they are having a hard time surviving on their current income, it would be even harder if they lost their income to a sickness or injury. When shopping for a …

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Ohio National Rolls Out New Disability Insurance Product

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  Ohio National recently rolled out their new and improved disability income insurance product.  The product is competitively positioned priced in today’s marketplace. The new product features include: Pure own occ definition for top two medical classes including Board-certified coverage Residual Rider with unlimited transitional return-to-work benefit Guarantee of Physical Insurability Rider – exercise half of base benefit up to …

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Set for Life Offers Disability Insurance Discounts at Swedish Covenant Hospital in Chicago

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Set for Life is proud to offer disability insurance discounts at Swedish Covenant Hospital in Chicago. These discounts apply to all physicians, nurses, dentists, medical residents, physician assistants and employees.  Discounts are significant and depending on gender can provide between 20 and 55%. Discounts are steeper for women as these rates are unisex and sex distinct rates are 40% more.

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