CHICAGO, Oct. 31, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Combined Insurance, a leading provider of individual supplemental accident, disability, health, and life insurance products, and a Chubb company, continues to educate consumers on the importance of breast cancer awareness as October comes to a close. Breast cancer affects American women and men year-round; and supplemental insurance benefits can be used to cover the unexpected out-of-pocket costs associated with a diagnosis.
"At Combined, we give our time, effort and dedication to not only fundraise for cancer treatment, but also take the time to empathize with our customers who may now be using their policy benefits to cover costs as a result of a cancer diagnosis," said Ken McIntyre, SVP, Operations at Combined Insurance. "Breast cancer awareness is important to us and we see the impact of how our products can help ease the financial burden during a time when consumers need us most."
In recent years, breast cancer incidents and death rates have gradually declined, especially in women over 50. This is part due to better screening and early detection, increased awareness and continually improving treatment options.1
Combined Insurance understands that while cancer survival rates have improved in recent years, it is still important to take the necessary steps to protect against the disease and the costs associated with treatment. Supplemental insurance provides cash benefits directly to the insured for covered losses, which can be used to help cover some of the out-of-pocket expenses associated with cancer treatment and recovery.i
In addition to the supplemental products, Combined Insurance honors their founder's legacy by giving back to various health-focused organizations, including those that aid cancer research, treatment and support.
On October 20th, twenty employees from Combined Insurance and their family members participated in the American Cancer Society Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk in Chicago for the fourth consecutive year. The walk raises awareness and funds to save lives from breast cancer. This year, their team raised nearly $7,000 to support the fight against breast cancer.
Corporate employees designated a day to wear pink in honor of the awareness month and hosted fundraisers to benefit the American Cancer Society.
And, the company also participated earlier this year at the American Cancer Society's Walk and Roll Chicago, which brings together thousands to honor, raise money and support all cancer during April's Cancer Control Month.
Combined Insurance Company of America has an A+ (Superior) financial strength rating by A.M. Best, one of the world's top insurance rating firms. The company has also been recognized for eight consecutive years on Ward's 50® Top Performing Health-Life Insurance Companies list.
About Combined Insurance
Combined Insurance Company of America (Chicago, Ill.) is a leading provider of individual supplemental accident & health, disability, and life insurance products and a Chubb company. With a tradition of nearly 100 years of success, Combined Insurance is committed to making the world of supplemental insurance easy to understand. The company has an A+ rating by the Better Business Bureau and is one of Ward's Top 50® Performing Life-Health Insurance Companies. Combined Insurance is ranked the number one Military Friendly® Employer in the over $1B revenue category for 2019 by VIQTORY. This is the company's eighth consecutive year on the top 10 list and fifth consecutive year in the top 5—Combined Insurance was previously named the number one Military Friendly® Employer in the nation for 2015 and 2016. For more information, please visit combinedinsurance.com.
Chubb is the world's largest publicly traded property and casualty insurance company. With operations in 54 countries, Chubb provides commercial and personal property and casualty insurance, personal accident and supplemental health insurance, reinsurance and life insurance to a diverse group of clients. As an underwriting company, we assess, assume and manage risk with insight and discipline. We service and pay our claims fairly and promptly. The company is also defined by its extensive product and service offerings, broad distribution capabilities, exceptional financial strength and local operations globally. Parent company Chubb Limited is listed on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: CB) and is a component of the S&P 500 index. Chubb maintains executive offices in Zurich, New York, London and other locations, and employs approximately 31,000 people worldwide. Additional information can be found at: chubb.com.
1 (n.d.). Breast Cancer Facts :: The National Breast Cancer Foundation. Retrieved from https://www.nationalbreastcancer.org/breast-cancer-facts
i See the actual policy for complete details of the policy plans, features, benefits, options, rates, definitions, limitations, and exclusions. Products vary by state and are subject to availability and qualifications. Products underwritten by Combined Insurance Company of America (CICA) in all states except New York. In New York, products underwritten by Combined Life Insurance Company of New York (Latham, NY). CICA is not licensed and does not solicit business in NY.
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