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Spotlight on Behavioral Health

July 1, 2020

Behavioral health organizations face complex risks and want to work with an insurance carrier that knows their business inside-out. With these staggering statistics, Nationwide can appreciate your industry challenges. Our OthersFirst® Specialty Care Program provides insurance coverage tailored to organizations in the business of caring for others.

  • $22.5 billion in total assets2
  • 90 years of experience
  • A+ rating by A.M. Best3 and Standard & Poor’s4


Intellectual disabilities and developmental disabilities

About 4.92 million individuals (around 17%) have an intellectual disability.5

About 17% of children have one or more developmental disabilities.6

1 in 59 children in 2014 were on the autism spectrum; that’s about a 30% increase from 2012.7


Mental illness

1 in 5 adults experience some type of mental illness. Only 43% of adults with a mental health condition actually seek out care.8

We understand intellectual and developmental disabilities are different, and an individual can have one or both. We offer a product customized to your specific needs with a wide range of basic and optional coverages including enhancement endorsements. In addition, clients get access to field loss control professionals who can provide solutions on matters of special importance including:

  • Abuse prevention and reporting
  • Fall prevention provides a wealth of information and training assistance to help clients better direct their operations from a safety and risk management perspective.

Nationwide has highly skilled claims associates trained to handle large and complex bodily injury, professional liability and abuse-related incidents.

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