TITLE

Group Lessons

AUTHOR(S)
Chordas, Lori
PUB. DATE
February 2009
SOURCE
Best's Review;Feb2009, Vol. 109 Issue 10, p71
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the growth of group long-term care (LTC) insurance. It offers the benefit of attractive rates, reduced underwriting, including portability of coverage when an employee leaves his employer. While market growth is stabilized, Limra International Inc. has reported new premium for group LTC that has increased 2% during the first half of 2008. It is noted that the potential for added growth is tremendous, especially with industry estimates putting market penetration of LTC.
ACCESSION #
36456287

 

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