To the Rescue

Panko, Ron
June 2008
Best's Review;Jun2008, Vol. 109 Issue 2, p51
Trade Publication
The article reports on the effort of the U.S. insurance industry to develop products that combine life insurance or annuities with long-term care insurance (LTCI). It highlights the LTCI sales trends which rebounded in 2007 after four difficult years and the predictions of writers of stand-alone products. It mentions the failure of stand-alone LTC products to penetrate a market that needs such insurance. Information on how LTC riders work is provided.


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