GPM Life rolls out its new and innovative disability income product, GovDI this month. Designed to meet the specific needs of federal employees, GovDI supplements basic disability coverage provided under the Federal Employees Retirement System (FERS) in a unique and efficient manner, saving customers money and providing consistent income protection. GPM Life’s VP of Marketing, […]
Timothy J. O’Connor, Vice President Claims Operations, and Miriam Steinberg, RN, MPA, CCM, Medical Consultant, were guest speakers at the Massachusetts Association of Contributory Retirement Systems 2013 Annual Spring Conference held in Hyannis, MA. Their presentation “Connecting the Pieces of the Puzzle: Five Key Steps in Assessing Pension Disability”, highlighted for MACRS members and other […]
DMS has entered into a consulting agreement with the City of Westfield, MA Contributory Retirement System to provide medical record review and other resource support services in assessing eligibility for their disability pension claims.
May 2013 is Disability Insurance Awareness Month. During this month, the insurance industry focuses on raising awareness of the enormous gap that exists between Americans need for disability income protection and the actual coverage they have in place. The LIFE Foundation is coordinating this industry-wide campaign with dozens of insurance companies and other industry trade […]
Andrew J. Cohen, Secretary & General Counsel, was a speaker at the inaugural Definitive Disability Conference (“DDC”) held in Boston, MA. The DDC is a newly formed conference presented by Barger & Wolfen LLP that focuses on issues relating to the evaluation and litigation of individual disability and group LTD claims. Andrew’s presentation “Amadeo and […]
Knights of Columbus, a leader in life insurance sales, announced a new program to pre-qualify members for their disability income product, Income Armor, when they are approved for life insurance with premium waiver at either of their two highest underwriting classifications. Knights’ Pre-Qualification Program provides up to $1,000 of monthly benefit with a 90-day elimination […]
May 2012 is Disability Insurance Awareness Month. During this month, the insurance industry focuses on raising awareness of the enormous gap that exists between Americans need for disability income protection and the actual coverage they have in place. The LIFE Foundation is coordinating this industry-wide campaign with dozens of insurance companies and other industry trade […]
Training life insurance agents to successfully sell disability income insurance can be a challenge. To address this challenge, DMS and Knights of Columbus partnered to develop an intensive 2 1/2-day program to comprehensively train agents on all aspects of DI necessary to achieve sales success. The DI school curriculum included modules covering the following: How […]
Effective January 1, 2012, DMS has been selected to provide disability claims administration, adjudication and management services in support of Zurich American Life Insurance Company’s recently launched Group insurance business in North America. Zurich American Life Insurance Company is a part of the Zurich Financial Services Group, one of the world’s largest insurance groups.
For the eleventh consecutive year, DMS has been recognized in the Total Revenue category by the Affiliated Chambers of Commerce of Greater Springfield as a “Super 60” award winner for the year 2011. The program celebrates the success of the fastest-growing, privately-owned businesses which continue to make significant contributions to the strength of the regional […]