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Do Americans Really ‘Get’ Long-Term Care Insurance?

While about 1 in 3 Americans believe they own some form of stand-alone LTC coverage or combination life/LTC insurance coverage, actual LTC ownership is closer to 3%.

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Consumers Need Help Understanding LTC

Recent OneAmerica study reveals consumers are underprepared for a long-term care event.

Fidelity tops Morningstar’s study on top health savings account providers

New research includes complete assessments for the 10 most prominent HSA providers; finds room for improvement.

HealthSherpa announces approved vendor status for plan year 2023 agent and broker marketplace trainings

Health insurance enrollment platform will be a CMS-approved training vendor for plan year 2023 federally facilitated Marketplace training and certification.

Sales of Life-LTC combo products rebound in 2021

Sharp increase driven by current and proposed legislation according to LIMRA report.

National uninsured rate reaches all-time low in 2022

HHS Secretary Becerra says Biden-Harris Administration efforts to expand health insurance coverage, lower costs through American Rescue Plan and other actions are working.

Faced with a premium increase, LTCI policyholders choose to pay

The overwhelming majority of consumers experiencing a premium increase on their long-term care insurance chose to pay the higher premium, according to the findings of a new analysis released this week by the American Association for Long-Term Care Insurance.

Disability Insurance Awareness Month resources available to producers

This year’s theme for the campaign is: “Rethink disabilities. Rethink disability insurance.”

Medicare Advantage, Medicaid markets show notable growth in 2021

Mark Farrah Associates releases year-over-year health insurance enrollment trends by segment.

IRS Releases (Much) Higher 2023 HSA Contribution Limits

Thanks to inflation, next year’s health savings account contribution limits will rise 5.5% from 2022 limits

2022 Linked-Benefit LTCI Price Index released by AALTCI

The first price index comparing leading linked-benefit long-term care insurance costs and benefits was released this week by the American Association for Long-Term Care Insurance.

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