Mary Jo Jacobs to Speak at 15th Annual Diversity and Leadership Conference, April 8-12

USI Northeast Senior Vice President Mary Jo Jacobs will speak at the National Diversity Council’s 15th Annual Conference and Exposition, as part of two dynamic panel discussions entitled, “How to Become a Better Leader” and “Leaning in Without Tipping Over: Achieving Work-Life Balance.” The annual Diversity & Leadership Conference features internationally-renowned speakers who share their…

USI’s 2019 Employee Benefits Outlook

The 2019 Employee Benefits Outlook offers expert insights from USI’s national practice leaders on the trends and market conditions affecting benefit programs. The Outlook provides thoughts and perspectives on trends, topical issues and solutions for consideration, including: How artificial intelligence is increasing the efficiency and effectiveness of HR teams Improving price transparency to manage pharmaceutical costs…

USI Comments on the Rise of Telemedicine

In case you missed it, USI’s national health care practice vice president, Jeff Levy, was featured in Business Insurance Magazine’s November 2018 cover story, “Telemedicine expands care, adds exposures.” In the article, Jeff states, “We’re a mobile society. We are a consumer-driven society. We have to get our health care when it’s convenient for us, not when…

Test Your Life Insurance Knowledge

How much do you know about life insurance? Take the following quiz to find out: 1. Life insurance is the most commonly offered employee benefit, after health insurance. True or false? True. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, 55 percent of all workers in private industry have access to life insurance benefits (2016 figures).…

Pet Insurance: Coverage for Four-Legged Family Members

Many studies have shown the positive benefits of having pets. Your employees would likely agree. If they’re like most Americans, 39 percent have at least one dog and 33 percent have at least one cat. And many Americans consider their pets as family members. Love isn’t free, though. The Ontario Veterinary Medical Association has estimated…

What You Need to Know About Group Life Insurance

Employer-sponsored life insurance is the way most Americans receive coverage. There are important decisions to make when offering coverage to employees. More Americans now have life insurance coverage through their employer rather than with individual policies. According to the Life Insurance Marketing and Research Association (LIMRA), 108 million adults and children receive employment-based life insurance…