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Gaaaap! Latest Rivalry in College Football Pits Aflac Duck Against New Nemesis, Gap Goat, Representing the Gap Between What Health Insurance Covers and What Americans Are Able To Pay

Press Release

COLUMBUS, Ga., August 26, 2022 /3BL Media/ - Aflac, a leading provider of supplemental health insurance in the U.S.1, is kicking off its marketing campaign for the 2022-2023 college football season to shine a light on the gap between health insurance and medical bills. This season, Aflac is introducing a new character, Gap Goat, who serves as a nemesis to America's favorite spokesduck in a series of humorous commercials airing throughout the season.

2020's Health And Financial Challenges Likely To Linger

By Stephanie Shields
Article

After an unpredictable 2020 and with a COVID-19 vaccine in the early stages of distribution, optimism and fresh starts are the sentiments ringing true right now.

However, the health and financial challenges of 2020 will likely linger for some time. In fact, the 2020-2021 Aflac WorkForces Report found that 67% of U.S. employees experienced at least a minor financial impact because of COVID-19.

Tailoring Insurance Products for All Income Levels in Bangladesh

Pragati Life Insurance is helping minimize healthcare access inequality in Bangladesh by delivering diverse and affordable insurance products to rural and urban low-income earners
Press Release

DHAKA, Bangladesh, June 18, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Bangladeshi insurance provider Pragati Life Insurance has joined Business Call to Action with a commitment to provide health and life insurance to 1.5 million garment factory workers, as well as to 2 million rural and 1 million urban low-income earners in Bangladesh by 2021.

Bringing Affordable Life and Health Insurance to Low-Income Earners in Sri Lanka

By partnering with Sri Lanka’s largest mobile provider and the Department of Post Sri Lanka, Softlogic Life is breaking down barriers and offering life and health insurance for millions of citizens.
Press Release

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka, May 28, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Sri Lankan insurance provider Softlogic Life has joined Business Call to Action with a commitment to provide access to life and medical insurance policies for millions of low-income earners and livelihood opportunities to 3,000 more as distributors of insurance, by 2024.

Wellness at Whirlpool

By Tony Wittkowski
Article

BENTON HARBOR — When Cynthia Small was hired to work at Whirlpool Corp. as a nurse practitioner, the idea of having a health professional on-site was a relatively new idea for the appliance maker.

Six years later, Small is now one of eight HealthWorks team members who provide support for more than 4,000 employees at Whirlpool’s 12 Southwest Michigan locations.

Insurance, Social Impact, and Profit

Blog

When you think about insurance companies, do you think about social impact? It’s likely not the first thing that comes to mind, but FSG client Skandia has realized the significant impact they can create by helping prevent risks rather than just insuring against them.

Through active risk prevention, insurance companies can not only improve lives and potentially make whole nations more resilient, but they actually increase their company’s competitive advantage. In other words, they apply the concept of shared value.

New Case Study: Skandia Group Creating Shared Value in Sweden's Financial Sector

Insurance, Social Impact, and Profit
Article

By applying a shared value lens, insurance companies can do more than just protect against risks. They can help prevent risks from occurring in the first place, while simultaneously creating economic value.

Skandia is a major provider of insurances and products for long-term savings and investments in the Nordics. Their development of a unique underwriting model and rehab services network enabled them to reduce preventable sick-leave time in Sweden, while dramatically improving their bottom line.

Cigna Becomes First U.S. Health Insurer to Sign UN Global Compact; Key Milestones Released in Second Annual CR Report

Summary: 
  • Cigna commits to Compact’s 10 principles on human rights, labor, environment, corruption 
  • Report presents impact of 2014 Environmental, Social, Governance activities 
  • Progressing toward 2017 environmental targets 
  • New grant program focuses on improving health equity
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  • Cigna commits to Compact’s 10 principles on human rights, labor, environment, corruption 
  • Report presents impact of 2014 Environmental, Social, Governance activities 
  • Progressing toward 2017 environmental targets 
  • New grant program focuses on improving health equity

Five Things Health Charities Can Do To Help Companies

By Stephen Jordan
Blog

When ESI International recently polled 200 human resource managers and asked what keeps them up at night, a whopping 61 percent had the same answer – “rising health care costs.” This was by far their top nightmare, and for good reason.

Healthcare Companies Innovate with New Business Models - The Minute

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The health care sector is innovating with new business models as companies continue to adapt to the transformative Affordable Care Act. The trend is visible in the changing strategies of top health companies as measured by revenue, according to Fortune magazine.

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