Posts made in May, 2013

Why Cancer is an Important Consideration When it Comes to Disability Claims

Posted by on May 30, 2013 in Employee Benefit Program, Income Protection | 0 comments

  For 12 years in a row, cancer topped the list as the main reason for long-term disability claims with some employee benefits providers. The second cause on the list was back problems. Cancer claims made up about 16 percent of the company’s long-term disability claims. However, back problems made up about 15 percent of claims. For short-term disabilities, maternity leave was the most common reason at almost 19 percent. Non-back injuries made up close to 11 percent of short-term disability claims. May is Disability Insurance Awareness Month. When this month arrives, it is a good time...

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