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When it comes to employee benefits, hospitals need expert care

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Your schedules run on a 24/7 basis, your workforce is diverse, their jobs are demanding and patient care is paramount. When helping people is your business, you need a benefits partner who can make it easier to manage it all.


Unum has the expertise and proven product solutions to address the challenges of productivity, absence and expense management and compliance with leave regulations. Our people bring extensive experience in serving hospitals to all that they do — from risk analysis, peer benchmarking and implementation through employee education and engagement, benefits communication and claims.


Real challenges, real solutions

Unum's guide to benefits strategies that fit the unique needs of hospitals offers a close look at the difference the right benefits partner can make.


Some of the ways Unum takes care of hospitals:

  • Integrated health and disability management programs designed to optimize and strengthen your health improvement strategies
  • Insightful analysis to identify claims patterns to address cost drivers
    Intake resources available 24/7 for employees to report disability claims and FMLA absences
  • Safe, proven disability management stay-at-work and return-to-work programs that leverage best practices of peer hospitals
  • Customized return-to-work programs based on the role of the employee and strong partnerships with the employer, physician and individual
  • Tailored benefit enrollment strategies that meet the unique needs of a hospital environment
  • A variety of cost containment solutions, including comprehensive analysis of sick bank utilization, with recommendations to help control costs
  • Offerings that include critical illness, accident and other benefits valued by hospital employees

We understand that a hospital is a different kind of workplace. That's why more than 1,500 hospitals and a million health care employees across the country rely on Unum to bring them better benefits at work.


Many hospitals are wrestling with a number of expense and human resource challenges, from changes in reimbursement models to the impact of health care reform.