Simplified underwriting gaining momentum among consumers

Almost half of Americans say they are more likely to buy life insurance using simplified underwriting, drawn to the speed and ease that it offers.

350,000 Americans bought LTCI policies in 2018

Combo products account for lion’s share of new policies sold according to new data from the American Association for Long-Term Care Insurance.

Genworth suspends LTCI, annuity sales through BGA channel

Company has temporarily suspended sales of individual long-term care insurance and income Assurance Annuity products through the brokerage general agency channel in all states, effective as of Monday, March 11.

Long term care insurance claims top $10 billion in 2018

A record $10.3 billion in claims was paid last year by the nation's long-term care insurance companies, according to new data from the American Association for Long-Term Care Insurance.

Prices for LTCI coverage show slight year-over-year increase

Just-released 2019 LTCI Price Index shows average annual premium for a 55-year-old couple was $3,050.

Latest FIO report chock full of industry data and analysis

Seventh annual Dodd-Frank-mandated report shows U.S. still the world’s largest insurance market; provides a detailed analysis of the current state of the overall market.

Buyers of new LTCI policies face little risk of future rate increase, new study...

Individuals who purchase a new long-term care insurance policy face little if any chance of a future rate increase according to a study of pricing experts released Sept. 17 by the American Association for Long-Term Care Insurance (AALTCI).

Life-LTC combo products on rise; now represent 25% of total new U.S. life insurance...

Total new premium for life combination products increased 18% in 2017, marking the third consecutive year of premium growth.

Decline rates rising for LTCI applicants under 70; stable (but high) for those over...

As a new study shows it’s getting even harder to health-qualify for long-term care insurance, AALTCI advising consumers to apply at earlier ages.

Annuities underutilized for tax-free LTC benefits, data suggests

New guide aims to educate consumers and financial professionals about how 1035 exchanges can provide advantages for tax and long-term care planning.