U.S. insurers protected 3% more workers against long-term disabilities in the first half of the year than they protected in the first half of 2003.[@@]
U.S. insurers also protected 2% more workers against short-term disabilities.
JHA Inc., Portland, Maine, has published those results in its latest mid-year group disability market survey. The survey attracted 32 participants.
The disability risk management and consulting firm found that premium revenue from new sales of short-term and long-term group disability insurance increased 2% and that premium revenue from group disability policies already in force increased 6%.