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Do Consumers Really Understand Long-Term Care Insurance?

By LIMRA on Jan 24, 2023 10:00:00 AM

Long-term care involves services, both medical and non-medical, provided to people who cannot perform basic activities of daily living such as dressing or bathing. People receive long-term support and services at home, in the community, or in a facility. According to the Department of Health and Human Services, someone turning age 65 today has almost a 70% chance of needing some type of long-term care services and supports in their remaining years.

Topics: Long-Term Care Benefits Employer Sponsored LTCI Group & Employee Benefits Long-Term Care Insurance
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Take on the Worksite Market and Change the Way Employers Think About LTCi

By Cindy Harris on Dec 19, 2022 2:09:15 PM

What do you get when modernized Long Term Care Insurance products meet changing workplace needs and employee attitudes? An advantageous opportunity to grow your business, reach the middle market, and help protect more families from potential LTC needs.

Worksite benefits have long been a critical tool in helping employers attract top talent. What’s changed is that more employers want a variety of products to build benefit packages that are as diverse as today’s workforce – and there’s room for LTCi in this conversation.

Sure, you’ll face some challenges from decision-makers, but clearing hurdles is nothing new for seasoned LTC professionals. Here are three common objections that you can address with employers to change the way they think about LTCi.

Topics: Long-Term Care Extended Care Group & Employee Benefits Limited Care Long-Term Care Insurance Limited & Extended Care Planning Center
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Sales of Life Combination Products Plummeted in 2020

By LIMRA on May 5, 2022 1:26:00 PM

After strong results in 2019, the total new premium for individual life combination products decreased 23% to $3.7 billion in 2020, according to LIMRA’s 2020 U.S. Individual Life Combination Products Annual Review. There were approximately 421,000 policies sold in 2020, down 7% compared with 2019 results.

Life combination products provide life insurance coverage with long-term care or chronic illness coverage, an attractive value proposition to consumers, according to LIMRA consumer research.

Topics: Long-Term Care Life Insurance & Annuities Research/Trends Insurance
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Interest in Life Combination Products Shifts

By LIMRA on Apr 21, 2022 1:05:00 PM

As the pandemic spread, images of nursing homes and assisted care facilities flooded the media. The sick and elderly were particularly vulnerable to this deadly virus and so many families were cut off from their parents and grandparents in the hopes of protecting them from exposure to COVID-19.

With this in mind, LIMRA surveyed more than 2,000 Americans to determine if the pandemic has shifted their thoughts about long-term care and insurance.

Topics: Long-Term Care Life Insurance & Annuities Research/Trends LIMRA COVID-19 Insurance