How lowering the age for Medicare eligibility could help LTC Insurance

on Aug 9, 2017 9:00:00 AM By | Tom Riekse Jr | 0 Comments | Current affairs LTC legislative news
Although major health care reform is on hold, ideas from Washington continue to percolate to help deal with the increasing cost of health insurance. One of the most frequent ideas is Medicare...
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New ideas on how to fix the LTC Insurance market

on Jun 15, 2017 12:09:58 PM By | Tom Riekse Jr | 0 Comments | Current affairs
  Recently I had a great experience of participating in a one-day conference at New York University in which a group of academics tried to get the answer to a simple question - what's holding back...
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People are delaying their purchase of LTC Insurance - why?

on Sep 1, 2016 3:32:58 PM By | LTCI Partners | 2 Comments | Current affairs Long-term Care Insurance in the News
  Remember the first few years after the financial crisis when car sales plummeted and General Motors had to be bailed out?  At the time, even when gas prices were very low, people were cautious...
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Would new LTC financing proposals benefit advisors?

on Feb 26, 2016 9:00:00 AM By | Tom Riekse Jr | 0 Comments | For financial professionals Current affairs LTC legislative news
  Long-term care financing is an issue that affects a lot more than just people planning or paying for care.  It is a huge issue for the federal and state governments who foot the bill through...
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Three ways higher interest rates help long-term care insurance

on Dec 18, 2015 2:00:32 PM By | Tom Riekse Jr | 1 Comment | For financial professionals Current affairs
You can't miss the news - the federal reserve raised their benchmark fund rate by a quarter point.  For the insurance industry it is good news and will assist life, annuity, and long-term care...
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