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Long-Term Care Insurance Claim Payments Rise 6.4%

Long-Term Care Insurance Claim Payments Rise 6.4%

The average claim per person grew just 1%. Source: Think Advisor     

January 19, 2018 | By More
Life Insurance to Gen Xers’ Rescue

Life Insurance to Gen Xers’ Rescue

Somehow, time is catching up with the people born from 1965 through 1979. Source: Think Advisor     

January 19, 2018 | By More
Alcoa Plans to Buy Pension Risk Transfer Annuities

Alcoa Plans to Buy Pension Risk Transfer Annuities

The company expects to spend $300 million to back obligations for 9,000 retirees. Source: Think Advisor     

January 19, 2018 | By More
Citigroup Predicts Record $140 Billion of CLOs as Demand Deepens

Citigroup Predicts Record $140 Billion of CLOs as Demand Deepens

Citigroup says insurers may start buying CLO investment-grade bonds. Source: Think Advisor     

January 19, 2018 | By More
Senate Finance Backs Alex Azar HHS Nomination

Senate Finance Backs Alex Azar HHS Nomination

One Democrat, Tom Carper of Delaware, crossed party lines to vote for him. Source: Think Advisor     

January 18, 2018 | By More
Insurer Groups Join Prior Authorization Project

Insurer Groups Join Prior Authorization Project

AHIP, the Blues and provider organizations have agreed to improve distribution of requirements updates. Source: Think Advisor     

January 18, 2018 | By More
3 Anti-Government Shutdown Bill Tax Facts, for Health Agents

3 Anti-Government Shutdown Bill Tax Facts, for Health Agents

The House has wrapped the ‘Extension of Continuing Appropriations Act, 2018’ in an unrelated bill. Source: Think Advisor     

January 18, 2018 | By More
Dominic Cursio to Lead Annuity Industry Group

Dominic Cursio to Lead Annuity Industry Group

Chip Anderson says fighting the DOL fiduciary rule standards will continue to be a major focus of activity. Source: Think Advisor     

January 18, 2018 | By More
Life Application Activity Rises. For ALL Age Groups

Life Application Activity Rises. For ALL Age Groups

MIB activity for consumers ages 45 to 59 was up for the first, and only, time in 2017. Source: Think Advisor     

January 18, 2018 | By More
Medicare Plan Sales Clobbered Full-Cost Individual Medical: eHealth

Medicare Plan Sales Clobbered Full-Cost Individual Medical: eHealth

EHealth previewed its fourth-quarter earnings and announced a Medigap agency deal. Source: Think Advisor     

January 18, 2018 | By More