Expecting the Unexpected

At Protecting Every Future, we talk about being ready for anything life may throw your way. Supplemental benefits insurance can give families a helping hand when they need it.

Supplemental benefits are budget protection tools. They complete life’s puzzle by providing additional financial protection to help pay for things that major medical insurance may not cover. Examples include expenses associated with driving to and from cancer treatment or needing to retrofit your home to accommodate medical equipment after an accident. It’s something you never expect to need – but are forever grateful to have when you do.

In honor of Women’s History Month, check out some recent Morning Consult findings for ACLI on how mothers view supplemental benefits.

  • Women with children are likely to be financial decision-makers for their household (51% sole decision maker, 42% shared responsibility).

  • A majority of this group (82%) believes supplemental insurance benefits are valuable; 77% of those who are currently employed express that having the option to purchase this coverage through their employer is appealing.

  • Nearly half (46%) of those who have had to pay out-of-pocket medical expenses in the past have found these costs to be a financial hardship. Concern is centered around what these expenses could do to their budget and savings.

Listen to Anne Harney share how supplemental benefits provided the power of choice when facing breast cancer.

Supplemental benefits can be an important tool for women and families who need to pay out-of-pocket medical expenses. 46% of women who have faced these types of circumstances had their financial burdens lessened thanks to supplemental benefits. Leaders in Washington must continue to protect these options to cover unexpected expenses that are difficult to cover. Learn more.