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  • 4/12/17 2:03 pm EDT
    CHATTANOOGA, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Leading benefits provider Unum (NYSE:UNM) is entering a new market with the launch of Unum Stop Loss. “Entry into this market broadens the scope of financial protection Unum provides and increases the value we bring to employers,” said Rich Williams, senior vice president and general manager of Unum’s new Stop Loss business. Stop loss covers self-insured employers if their employees’ medical claims exceed expectations.more...
  • 2/15/17 10:00 am EST

    National provider network grows by nearly 15 percent

    BATON ROUGE, La.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--An industry leader in employee benefits, Unum (NYSE: UNM) has increased its dental provider network by nearly 15 percent to 100,000 unique in-network providers and more than 323,000 access points nationwide. The expansion was spearheaded by Unum’s dental center of expertise, Starmount, a top provider and administrator of dental and vision insurance coverage for groups and individuals. The network expansion allows employers, theirmore...
  • 1/11/17 10:00 am EST
    CHATTANOOGA, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--A longtime leader in employee benefits, Unum (NYSE:UNM) has entered a new arena with the launch of Unum Dental and Unum Vision. Click to tweet. The addition of dental and vision insurance – two important coverages that employees need and want – enables Unum to become the single provider of employee benefits packages that complement health and retirement. “Dental and vision plans are essential to a comprehensive employeemore...
  • 4/13/16 10:00 am EDT
    CHATTANOOGA, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Unum now offers onsite disability management for customers who want their employees to benefit from direct, one-to-one engagement with a trained disability consultant before and after disability leave. Whether it’s a nurse, physical therapist, occupational therapist or ergonomist, this onsite professional will help employees stay at work or transition back to work after a leave. Employers should benefit from a reduction in the number ofmore...
  • 7/21/15 10:30 am EDT
    CHATTANOOGA, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Unum has added a new app to its mobile and online claims tools to help customers manage disability claims or leave events whenever and wherever it is convenient for them. The new mobile app – now available in Apple, Android and Windows app stores – will help customers easily access and monitor family and medical leave and manage disability claim details. “Customers today expect easy-to-use online options for interacting withmore...
  • 5/7/15 9:30 am EDT
    CHATTANOOGA, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Millions of working women will celebrate Mother’s Day this weekend with a new baby cradled in their arms, but only 10 percent of these women will be receiving maternity benefits through short term disability leave. The U.S. Census Bureau estimates that about 4 million babies are born each year, with two-thirds born to mothers in the workforce. About half of working mothers will have some form of paid maternity leave that may include usemore...
  • 2/25/15 1:30 pm EST

    Group voluntary plan design stabilizes benefit costs, allows for employee choice

    CHATTANOOGA, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--A new disability insurance offering from Unum (NYSE: UNM) simplifies benefits decision-making, while allowing employees to easily choose the financial protection and price that’s right for them. “Only about a third of workers today have access to disability benefits at work, yet almost all employees want this coverage available,” said Kathy Plummer, director of disability product development. “The newest addition to our disabilitymore...
  • 8/7/14 1:30 pm EDT
    CHATTANOOGA, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--As health care professionals, Renee Schmidt and Marina Kountouris see firsthand how illness and injury can suddenly interrupt your ability to work and earn a living. Both have lived it as professionals, but as patients too. Schmidt and Kountouris share their experiences in new videos from Unum that underscore the value of disability benefits in maintaining financial security, as well as the importance of return-to-work programsmore...
  • 12/6/13 11:00 am EST

    Unum among experts tapped for absence management and return-to-work expertise

    CHATTANOOGA, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--A new guide developed by The National Business Group on HealthSM and the National Comprehensive Cancer Network® offers employers an online and interactive toolkit to help address the growing impact of cancer in the workplace. “There are more cancer survivors in the workplace than ever before,” said Robert (Jake) Jacob, director of Health and Productivity at Unum, and a member of the advisory committee for this initiative. “There is amore...
  • 10/17/13 2:00 pm EDT
    CHATTANOOGA, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The number of breast cancer patients who returned to work after being on short-term disability leave increased 11 percent over the last five years, according to internal data from Unum (NYSE:UNM), the leading provider of disability benefits through the workplace. In 2010, 70 percent of people on short-term disability leave due to breast cancer returned to work, a number that has climbed steadily from 29.9 percent in 2001more...