Unum records Covid impact on group income protection claims

Role of rehabilitation services grows

John Brazier
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Unum records Covid impact on group income protection claims

Unum has detailed that the volume of Covid-related claims for group income protection are decreasing, with rehabilitations services playing an important role.

The latest figures show that over more than one in 20 group income protection claims Unum received for people unable to work in the nine months to 30 September 2021 were for Covid-19 or a related illness. Claims in September this year were the lowest for Covid-19 or Covid-related incapacities since November 2020, according to Unum's internal data, which it suggested indicates a "sign of progress" made through the rollout of the nation's vaccination programme. However, Unum also noted that there...

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