Creative Claims Solutions, Straightforward Approach

Our Mission: Be Good People, Build Relationships, Solve Problems

We founded SALT Associates because we’re passionate about delivering thoughtful, creative and straightforward claims management solutions. Whether you’re seeking support for your group disability (LTD/STD), individual disability, group life, individual life or life waiver of premium business, we can help.

The SALT Approach

Our values reflect our New England roots. We’re “salt of the earth” people who believe in integrity, authenticity and hard work. We feel strongly that the best results come from a collaborative partnership. That’s why we take the time to truly get to know your business, then generate a plan customized to your specific claims management needs.

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We’d like to get to know you, talk a little shop and see how we can help. We offer a free initial consultation. Contact us or call us toll free:1-866-846-7258.

A Human Approach to Mental and Nervous Claims

When it comes to mental illness, each person’s experience is highly unique. It’s also unpredictable; often the path between diagnosis and treatment is far from linear. Like a kaleidoscope the view of one’s mental state can suddenly shift, with new details emerging as symptoms present themselves or improve. It can be difficult – for those on the outside especially – to see the complete picture. For claim analysts, administering long term disability claims related to mental and nervous disorders requires a certain level of training and experience, plus the right mindset, to be effective in our roles. I’ve worked... Read More.

5 Tips for Better Claimant Interviews

I’m sure that most of us, if we’re being completely honest, actively avoid talking on the phone. We’d much rather message or text; actual phone conversations can be awkward or time-consuming. Given this natural aversion, it may be hard to believe that I’m spending more time than ever on the phone in my role as a disability claims professional. I spend a good amount of this time conducting claimant interviews, an important tool in the disability claims management process. In a world full of forms, letters, medical records and other paperwork, speaking with claimants directly is the most helpful... Read More.

Overcoming a Talent Shortfall Through Strategic Resourcing

Talent shortages are increasingly common these days as many industries see Boomers exiting the workforce. Human Resources professionals consider annual turnover rates of about 10% to be healthy. Year over year, our industry sees rates that are higher than that, sometimes by as much as a percentage point or two. And with more than a quarter of insurance workers nearing retirement this year, the resulting shortfall is a challenge none of us can ignore. As anyone who’s ever worked in HR in this business knows, turnover also poses a challenge since it isn’t spread evenly throughout the year.  In... Read More.

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