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).”]
2. Starmount / AlwaysCare Benefits, 2017 Customer Satisfaction Survey, 2017.
Dental plans are marketed by Unum, administered and underwritten by Starmount Life Insurance Company, Baton Rouge, LA. In New York, underwritten by Provident Life and Casualty Insurance Company, Chattanooga, TN and administered by Starmount Life Insurance Company.
The policy or its provisions may vary or be unavailable in some
states. The policy has exclusions and limitations which may affect any benefits payable. See the actual policy or your Unum representative for
specific provisions and details of availability.