Archive | 2013

Associated Electric Cooperative, Inc. contracts with DMS to manage STD claim appeals.

DMS has been retained by Associated Electric Cooperative, Inc. to manage claim appeals for their self-insured STD plan. Associated Electric Cooperative provides wholesale power generation to 51 local electric cooperatives in Missouri, Iowa and Oklahoma, serving approximately 875K customers.

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Government Personnel Mutual (“GPM Life”) partners with DMS and Munich Re to deliver a unique Income Protection product specifically for Federal Employees

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, […]

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DMS presents at Massachusetts Association of Contributory Retirement Systems (“MACRS”) 2013 Annual Spring Conference

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 […]

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DMS promotes Disability Insurance Awareness Month (DIAM)

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 […]

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Andrew J. Cohen delivers presentation at the inaugural Definitive Disability Conference

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 […]

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