1. 2017 Health and Voluntary Benefits Survey Results. Employee Benefit Research Institute. Paul Fronstin, Ph.D., Employee Benefit Research Institute, and Lisa Greenwald, Greenwald & Associates, “Workers Rank Health Care as the Most Critical Issue in the United States.” EBRI Notes, Vol. 39, No.1. Jan. 25, 2018. Page 7-8. The results of the 2017 survey were reported to be unchanged from 2016 survey result. However, the 2017 findings focus more about the general perceptions of the healthcare system. [See summary of the 2016 Health and Voluntary Benefits Survey. “87% of workers report that employment-based health insurance is extremely or very important, followed by a retirement savings plan (77 percent) and dental or vision (72 percent).”]
Dental plans are marketed by Unum, and administered and underwritten by Starmount Life Insurance Company, Baton Rouge, LA. In New York, dental plans are marketed by Unum, administered by Starmount Life Insurance Company and underwritten by Provident Life and Casualty Insurance Company, Chattanooga, TN
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