“Own Occupation” Disability Insurance Policies: A Guide for Doctors
June. 10, 2021
You have probably heard that doctors and other medical professionals should invest in “own occupation” disability insurance. However, many physicians do not realize that insurers sometimes include loopholes and unfavorable...
Long-Term Disability: Dentists Should Take a Proactive Approach
June. 9, 2021
When was the last time you reviewed your long-term disability (LTD) coverage? If you’re like most dental professionals, it’s been a while—and there’s a good chance you’ve outgrown your coverage....
Pregnancy and Disability Insurance: Are You Prepared?
May. 21, 2021
For many women, pregnancy is one of their first encounters with disability insurance. If your state or employer doesn’t provide for paid maternity leave, there’s a good chance you will...
How Do You Prove You Are Disabled Under a Disability Insurance Policy?
May. 4, 2021
If you are filing a claim for short-term or long-term disability benefits, you need to be prepared. The insurance company will never take you at your word and pay your case....
UNUM’s Dirty Tricks: How the Company Approaches Short-Term Disability Claims
April. 20, 2021
If you are researching UNUM disability insurance claims, you have probably read a lot of worrisome things. The company is notorious for wrongfully denying claims and prioritizing profits over its...
What Is Private Disability Insurance (and Do I Need Coverage)?
April. 7, 2021
If you are getting ready to file for disability benefits, you have encountered discussions about private disability insurance, ERISA plans, and Social Security disability. However, you might not really understand...
Can I Get Short-Term Disability for Cancer Treatment?
March. 8, 2021
Cancer will inevitably change your life. While some people can continue to work during treatment, many struggle to balance their job duties, symptoms, and doctor’s appointments. Thankfully, you might be...
5 Ways Your Healthcare Organization Can Reduce Payer Denials
March. 1, 2021
If your healthcare organization experiences double-digit denial rates, you are not alone. In 2020, the average denial rate for hospitals was roughly 11% for initial claims. This means that you...
Do You Understand Your Healthcare Payer Contracts?
February. 8, 2021
You probably have a love-hate relationship with your healthcare payer contracts. While they are essential to your practice or medical group’s financial security, they also cause countless headaches and payment...
How Are FMLA and Short-Term Disability Different?
February. 4, 2021
If you’re unable to work due to a medical condition or injury, a human resources representative might give you information about short-term disability insurance and FMLA leave. At first glance, these two...
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