As another LTC Awareness Month is in the books, recent statistics show Americans remain most spooked by the expense of obtaining coverage.
Recent Health Insurance News
14 IDI market leaders record a combined 2017 premium growth rate of 9% through June 30 compared to 1.3% growth rate in 2016.
While traditional LTCI sales decline, the need for long-term care services will increase as more people enter retirement. Combination products — life and annuity products with a long-term care rider – may be the answer for many.
New Kaiser Family Foundation study documents trade-off between private Medicare plans and traditional Medicare; shows more than 1 in 3 Medicare Advantage enrollees were in a plan with a narrow network while about 1 in 5 were in broad-network plans.
New rules, a largely condensed enrollment timeframe, slimmer options and what states are doing to promote their exchanges are just a few of the things to consider as the 2018 health insurance Open Enrollment Period begins Wednesday.
Workers covered by smaller firms pay more toward family premiums and in cost sharing than those in larger ones, according to the Kaiser Family Foundation/Health Research & Education Trust 2017 Employer Health Benefits Survey.
Genworth's just-released 2017 Annual Cost of Care Survey finds costs continue to rise across all care settings while two-thirds of Americans mistakenly assume government will partially or fully pay for long term care services.
Massachusetts has highest percentage of insured residents while Texas has the lowest, a new in-depth analysis finds.
Monday was an eventful day for the Senate health care bill, with the CBO analysis coming out and Republicans tweaking it to encourage Americans to maintain continuous health care coverage.
Most Americans aren't buying long-term care insurance, "but they will, where they work," says expert James Dettman, who recently joined ACSIA Partners. The LTCI-focused agency wants to make the often overlooked coverage as common as health insurance by selling it through the worksite.
Author Wes Thompson, founder and CEO of emergency medical insurance startup Emerge, says digitization of the health insurance market is making it easier for customers to get better and cheaper health insurance.