Archive for November, 2016

3 options for long-term care planning

3 options for long-term care planning

Discussions about long-term care planning can be uncomfortable, but they are necessary to protect your clients during unexpected life and health events. Source: Yahoo! News     

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Steve Riggs now leads National Conference of Insurance Legislators

Steve Riggs now leads National Conference of Insurance Legislators

Jason Rapert is the new vice president, and Bill Botzow is the new secretary. Source: Yahoo! News     

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Meszaros, Brooks join Trump HHS shaper team

Meszaros, Brooks join Trump HHS shaper team

One is a federal budget specialist, and the other is a health law analyst. Source: Yahoo! News     

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Grading Americans’ retirement readiness: a gentleman’s ‘C’?

Grading Americans’ retirement readiness: a gentleman’s ‘C’?

Sixty-three percent of those polled by Prudential describe investing as ‘complex and confusing.’ Source: Yahoo! News     

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Judge, ruling against feds, won’t freeze health insurer’s ACA suit

Judge, ruling against feds, won’t freeze health insurer’s ACA suit

Moda Health says the Affordable Care Act risk corridors program owes it $208 million. Source: Yahoo! News     

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A long-term care plan for clients who have failed to plan

A long-term care plan for clients who have failed to plan

Cash from a life settlement can be used to fund a long-term care benefit plan or a medically underwritten immediate annuity guaranteeing an income for life. Source: Yahoo! News     

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Northeast Could See Increased Hurricane Risk

Northeast Could See Increased Hurricane Risk

The Northeastern coast of the USA could be struck by more frequent and more powerful hurricanes in the future due to shifting weather patterns, according to new research. Hurricanes have gradually moved northwards from the western Caribbean towards northern North … Source: Claims Journal     

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Study Finds Stakeholder Involvement in Planning Helpful to Improve Coastal Resiliency

Study Finds Stakeholder Involvement in Planning Helpful to Improve Coastal Resiliency

Coastal storms can cause surges, sea-level rise, and cyclone winds that devastate communities. But emergency management experts in a new study detail a method for involving local stakeholders in planning for such extreme events and thereby helping such vulnerable areas … Source: Claims Journal     

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Cold calling and stupid prospecting don’t work

Cold calling and stupid prospecting don’t work

Bluebirds — those easy sales that fall into your lap — are rare and can’t be counted on as a lead-generation strategy. Source: Yahoo! News     

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Mastering the Blue Ridge Settlement Reservation of Rights, Part 2

Mastering the Blue Ridge Settlement Reservation of Rights, Part 2

A valid Blue Ridge reservation of rights requires more than the initial reservation of rights that warns the insureds that a later settlement payment may become subject to a reimbursement claim. In addition to that initial reservation of rights letter, … Source: Claims Journal     

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