Eastbridge publishes four types of reports:
Spotlight™ Reports, Frontline™ Reports, MarketVision™ Reports, and Sales Reports.
This report profiles 25 voluntary short-term disability (VSTD) products for 23 carriers active in the voluntary/worksite market. This information is designed to help carriers better understand the short-term disability voluntary/worksite marketplace and to evaluate the competitiveness of their own VSTD product offering.
This report pulls together research from multiple surveys and puts all the small case (10 to 99 employees) market information together in one place. This report provides an overall market review followed by perspectives of the key stakeholders — the employer, employee, and broker.
This report provides comparative data on the participation rates experienced by 29 carriers active in the worksite/voluntary market.
This report examines the compensation practices for voluntary reps for 25 of the top voluntary/worksite marketing carriers.
The report examines the overall voluntary dental market, provides the product specifics for 15 voluntary dental products and provides general information on carrier results, competitors, trends, and concerns regarding the market.
This report provides profiles the capabilities of 15 leading enrollment and benefit administration platform providers.
This report examines the voluntary/worksite marketplace; specifically, annual sales, inforce premium, leading players, products trends, and distribution channels. In addition, the report provides a competitive analysis on 13 of the top voluntary/worksite marketing players.
This report examines the commission and compensation practices and policies of 28 of the top worksite/voluntary marketing carriers and covers a variety of topics including commissions by product line, vesting requirements, advance and bonus practices, and compensation future trends.
This report provides comparative data on takeover business and trends experienced by voluntary carriers including takeover business approaches and preferences, detailed takeover practices, takeover percentages by product and future trends and strategies regarding takeovers.
Eastbridge Frontline™ and MarketVision™ reports are available exclusively to members of Eastbridge's Information Partner™ program as well as survey participants (for Frontline™ reports) and sponsors (for MarketVision™ reports). These reports are not available for purchase.
To support increased understanding of both the voluntary market and key customer groups — employers and employees, Eastbridge publishes detailed MarketVision™ reports every few years for each customer group. The following reports are currently available:
Samples of Eastbridge Frontline™ Reports include:
Voluntary/Worksite and COVID-19: Updated Carrier Views
Updated Broker Perspectives on the COVID-19 Pandemic and Voluntary
Situs State Regulation Practices of Voluntary Carriers
Employer Perspectives on the COVID-19 Pandemic
Enroller Perspectives on the COVID-19 Pandemic and Voluntary
Voluntary Product Trends
Broker Perspectives on the COVID-19 Pandemic and Voluntary
Voluntary/Worksite Carrier Responses to the COVID-19 Pandemic
Voluntary Wellness Benefits
Voluntary/Worksite Marketing: An Executive Perspective
Technology Funding Practices of Voluntary Carriers
Voluntary Lapse Rates
U.S. Voluntary/Worksite Sales Report — This report has been published annually since 1999 and includes data from over 60 carriers on voluntary sales overall, by product line, by filing platform, and by distribution/broker segment. We also monitor takeover rates and sales by case size.