The Milwaukee, Wis.-headquartered insurance carrier Assurant Health will no longer pay commissions on new business in certain markets of the United States, a move the carrier calls a sales approach, but some benefit advisers feel is a slight.

Assurant Health has cut commissions on new business in Florida, Nevada, Georgia, Indiana, Michigan, Pennsylvania and Texas. A spokesperson for the insurer says the changes impact individual major medical products, but not the supplemental, short-term medical or small group products Assurant Health offers.

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