May 2015 Hartford School of Insurance Newsletter.

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AGENT eNewsletter May 2015

It’s Time: Get Up to Speed this Summer with GB TrainingGB School

The most successful GB Producers and Account Managers know the value of time – in fact, some of them have already started planning for 2016 open enrollment.

But if you have newer staff – do you really have the time to let them “learn on the job” for the next few months?

Send them to HSI’s Group Benefits School so they can dive right in and get up-to-speed quickly. Topics include:

  • GB foundations & regulations
  • Consultative sales & service skills
  • Medical insurance market basics, health plan types & funding arrangements
  • Voluntary business, current migration trends, enrollment options & more!

*Satisfy your Continuing Education (CE) needs too! View your state’s credits.

Let us save you time training so you can focus on what you do best – growing your business.

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Group Benefits Webinar Series

This Quarter’s Featured Session:

Absence Management/ADAAA – Entitlement Compliance while Optimizing Productivity
Wednesday, June 3 | 1PM ET (10AM PT) | FREE

Employers are looking for professional guidance from their insurance agents on how to optimize workforce productivity while being compliant administering federal and state leave laws as well as the Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments Act (ADAAA). Understanding these leave management and disability laws, hidden costs of non-compliance and administration options will assist the agent in helping their clients.

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2015 Group Benefits Schools:
Hartford, CT | June 9 – June 12 | Enroll
Atlanta, GA | Aug. 4 – Aug. 7 | Enroll
Englewood, CO | Oct. 6 – Oct. 9 | Enroll
Tampa, FL | Nov. 10 – Nov. 13 | Enroll


What is Statutory Disability Benefits Insurance?

Sarah is a single mom, working in an accounting firm, when she is diagnosed with a serious illness requiring at least two months off work. Though she’d prefer not to have gotten sick, in one way Sarah is fortunate: she lives in California, which is one of a handful of states that requires employers to provide short-term disability insurance to employees. This means she will get 55 percent of her pay (up to $1,104 per week) for up to 52 weeks as long as she is disabled – money she can use for food, rent and other needed expenses.*

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