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The majority of the participating 18 carriers posted significant sales growth in their hospital indemnity/supplemental medical product lines, and many showed double-digit increases, according to a recent Eastbridge study. (Photo: Shutterstock)

Sales and participation rates in voluntary supplemental medical plans rose again over the past year, and carriers’ products continued to evolve to meet the needs of both employers and employees, according to several reports released this month by Eastbridge Consulting Group, Inc. in Avon, Connecticut.

Katie Kuehner-Hebert

Katie Kuehner-Hebert is a freelance writer based in Running Springs, Calif. She has more than three decades of journalism experience, with particular expertise in employee benefits and other human resource topics.

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