Atlanta Life Insurance Company sponsors the 2019 National Black Distance Running Hall of Fame ATLANTA, GEORGIA, UNITED STATES, July 24, 2018 /EINPresswire.com/ -- The National Black Marathoners Association (NBMA) is pleased to announce our two-year partnership with the Atlanta Life Insurance Company. This includes being a 2018 and 2019 NBMA Summit Sponsor at the Baltimore Running Festival and Little Rock Marathon & Half Marathon Summits, respectively. The National Black Distance Running Hall of Fame inductions will occur at the 2019 Summit. There will be a special induction at the 2018 Summit. Tony Reed, NBMA Executive Director, says, "The Atlanta Life Insurance Company has been a leader in the African-American community for over 100 years. They have historically supported civic-minded organizations. We're looking forward to working with them to promote health and fitness in our community and to honor the accomplishments of African-American distance runners." "We entered into … [Read more...] about National Black Marathoners Association and Atlanta Life Insurance Company Form a Two-Year Partnership
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(StatePoint) Young people may not give much thought to the cost of an unexpected crisis, particularly when it comes to serious accidents or illnesses. Should an emergency occur, you don’t want to be caught off guard and have to cut back on other essentials or miss out on those special experiences that bring a smile to your face.Here are three things from Aflac that everyone, but particularly young adults, should consider:1. Know what your insurance covers. As the cost of health care continues to shift to employees, it’s important for young adults to understand what their health coverage does and doesn’t cover. Keep in mind that major medical may not cover everything, so read the terms of your policy to get a better understanding and help prevent surprises down the road.2. Consider your expenses.Today, many Americans rely heavily on technology to manage and enjoy their day-to-day lives. This is especially true of younger generations that use cellphones for everything … [Read more...] about Will You Be Able to Afford an Unexpected Health Crisis?
(StatePoint) Benefits open enrollment season can be a confusing time for many employees. But rather than make decisions you don’t feel confident about, take a bit of extra time to become better informed. Luckily, these days, there is a wealth of resources available online, and getting your questions answered is easier than ever, according to experts.Here are five reasons insurance professionals say you should take your benefits conversation online.1. Benefits explained in plain language. Of course, you can bring your questions to your human resources team, but you may get responses that are difficult to process or in language that can create more questions than answers. You might have a better conversation online, using free tools like DuckChat, a new 24/7 platform provided by Aflac, offering relatable and easy to understand answers to some common benefits enrollment questions. DuckChat helps users with topics such as enrollment, benefits options, providing insights that will … [Read more...] about 5 Things to Know this Benefits Enrollment Season
(StatePoint) Ever wondered whether your insurance policy was actually working for you? You may be in luck, as your insurance plan may start to follow the same trends being adopted in other industries: simpler, more convenient and personalized products – all supported by the latest mobile technology.This year, Stephanie Shields, a product marketing and development expert from Aflac, (Aflac herein means American Family Life Assurance Company of Columbus and American Family Life Assurance Company of New York) says that policyholders can expect these “value-added services” to become less of a nice-to-have and more of a given:• Telemedicine: Consulting with a physician and getting treatment online offers greater flexibility and may become essential to busy people. • Fraud protection: Identity theft is likely top of mind for policyholders and businesses. Expect to see better fraud protection, including ongoing internet monitoring and full identity restoration … [Read more...] about New Benefits and Insurance Options You Can Expect in 2018
A Baltimore nursing assistant will spend the next 18 months in jail for filing $31,975 in false insurance claims, the Maryland Attorney General’s Office announced Friday.Durant Denard Branch, 30, was sentenced on one count of felony theft for filing the false disability and accident claims with the American Family Life Assurance Company of Columbus, also known as Aflac.Branch filed eight fraudulent claims from July 2014 to July 2015. He bought the policies while employed with the University of Maryland Medical System. He used patient medical records along with some of his own hospital records in his scheme. He altered the dates and names to correspond to dates he alleged he was unable to work and then used the records to file the claims.Baltimore City Circuit Court Judge Edward Hargadon sentenced Branch to seven years in jail, suspending all but 18 months. Branch is also on supervised probation for five years and must pay $31,975 in restitution.“Stealing from insurance … [Read more...] about Baltimore nursing technician sentenced to 18 months in jail for filing false insurance claims