Employee Benefits

We understand how important it is for you to provide your employees with the best dental, vision and hearing plans. It’s important to us, too. Whether working with HR directors and benefits administrators, or with brokers and producers—we’re focused on making the complicated world of benefits less complicated and more fulfilling. We invite you to explore our site and find out how we’re doing that every day.

Hearing for Life

More than 36 million Americans have permanent hearing loss. In the past five years, the number of hearing-impaired people has increased nearly 10 percent. Interestingly, more than half of all hearing-impaired persons are younger than age 65, with one in 10 school-aged kids having some form of hearing loss.

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Correcting Nearsightedness Without Surgery

Did you know it is possible to correct nearsightedness and reduce the need for corrective eyeglasses without eye surgery? A procedure called orthokeratology offers a nonsurgical option to LASIK and other eye surgeries designed to correct nearsightedness.

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Enjoy Employee Benefits Without the Administrative Work

With ASO, the employer (policyholder) is responsible for the cost of dental, vision and hearing plan claims and assumes the financial risk, which helps lower their overall costs. Ameritas assumes responsibility for servicing and processing the claims, including the actuarial and underwriting services, plan materials and descriptions, and bills employers for the administrative costs.

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Encouraging Employees to Focus on Prevention

How often do you take advantage of preventive programs to maintain or improve your health? Do you participate in wellness screenings to identify possible health concerns, consume nutritious foods and avoid those high in sugars and fats, exercise several times each week or visit the dentist at least once each year for a checkup and cleaning? Most of us have great intentions, but we need a push of encouragement to take care of ourselves.

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