CHICAGO, Feb. 13, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- February is American Heart Health Month, dedicated to raising awareness about cardiovascular disease and the preventative steps that can be taken to reduce risk. According to the 2018 update of the Heart Disease and Stroke Statistics report from the American Heart Association, cardiovascular disease is the underlying cause of death for one of every three deaths in the United States.
As a leading provider of individual supplemental accident & health, disability, and life insurance products, Combined Insurance, a Chubb company, strongly encourages consumers to learn more about heart health and preventative measures that can be taken.
According to the same report by the American Heart Association, factors such as high cholesterol, obesity and high blood pressure contribute to increased risk of developing heart disease. Fortunately, steps can be taken to reduce risk factors, including quitting smoking, healthy eating, and increased physical activity.
"Raising awareness about the importance of heart health is critical," said Judy Tanzer, Assistant Vice President of Product Development at Combined Insurance. "As a supplemental insurance company, we encourage our customers to evaluate their heart health risk and take preventative measures related to both health and associated financial costs."
Supplemental insurance can play an instrumental role in relieving the financial stress associated with dealing with illnesses such as heart disease. Combined Insurance's Family Life Protector is coverage for consumers looking to protect their families in the case of an untimely death. It provides a cash benefit up to $100,000, paid directly to the beneficiary, to help family and loved ones manage financial responsibilities during a trying time.
To learn more about Family Life Protector, visit combinedinsurance.com/FamilyLifeProtector.
Family Life Protector is issued by Combined Insurance Company of America (Chicago, Ill.) in all states, except New York. In New York, this product is issued by Combined Life Insurance Company of New York (Latham, NY). Combined Insurance Company of America is not licensed and does not solicit business in New York. Family Life Protector contains exclusions and limitations. See policy for complete details.
About Combined Insurance
Combined Insurance Company of America 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 also a 2018 Top 10 Military Friendly® Employer named by G.I. Jobs Magazine—marking the seventh consecutive year on the Top 10 employer list and fourth consecutive year in the Top 5.
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.
SOURCE Combined Insurance