“Genworth Aims to Line Up Backup Financing Options”

“Genworth Aims to Line Up Backup Financing Options,” by Allison Bell, ThinkAdvisor     Quote: “Genworth Financial Inc. hopes to be part of China Oceanwide Holdings Group Co. Ltd. of Beijing by June 30, but it intends to shop for other sources of financing, just in case. … Genworth also has $1.1 billion in debt coming due in 2021. China Oceanwide has been trying to acquire Genworth for about four years. … China Oceanwide and Genworth’s latest deal deadline extension gives Genworth the flexibility to seek other strategic options, McInerney said. … McInerney reported that, since 2012, Genworth has requested,
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Genworth: Coronavirus (COVID-19) Preparedness

We are committed to protecting our associates and their families, as well as being there when our policyholders and customers need us the most. In response to the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, we have implemented a plan to help reduce the risk of exposure and transmission among our employees and allow us to continue to provide service to our policyholders and customers. This includes several changes to our corporate policies. Work. All employees strongly encouraged to work from home Travel Guidelines. Restricted employee travel and company visitors Technology. Equipped employees with tools and technology to work remotely from home. Business Continuity.
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In-Force Rate Action Announcement: Washington DC (PCS II)

> PCS II with Stable Premium Option As part of the strategy for our long-term care insurance business, we continue pursuing initiatives to improve the risk and profitability profile of our business, including premium increases on our in-force policies, as needed. Washington DC has now allowed the following increases: Washington DC Product Series Increase for Policies with Limited Benefit Periods Increase for Policies with Lifetime Benefit Periods PCS II 10% 10%   Communications Timeline Servicing agents will receive a list of their impacted policyholders in this state one week prior to the start of policyholder notifications. Policyholder notifications will begin
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Penn Treaty Surcharge

Penn Treaty Surcharge for Active Long Term Care Policyholders Resident in California Genworth Life Insurance Company (GLIC)and Genworth Life and Annuity Insurance Company (GLAIC) (GLIC and GLAIC, collectively Genworth) recently started mailing California Resident LTC policyholders seeking recoupment for assessments made against Genworth by the California Life and Health Insurance Guarantee Association (CLHIGA) for the 2017 Penn Treaty insolvency. CLHIGA assessed all companies writing health insurance in California to make up the shortfall needed to pay Penn Treaty claims caused by that insolvency. This assessment is not unique to Genworth, and Genworth has no affiliation with Penn Treaty. California law
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Arkansas Online Payment of Licensing Fees, Effective January 1, 2020

As a reminder, effective January 1, 2020, the Arkansas Insurance Department will no longer accept paper checks for licensing fees and will no longer send paper renewal forms through the mail. All renewal fees and application fees will be processed electronically through www.nipr.com. Attached is Arkansas Bulletin No. 12-2019 for your reference. If you have any questions about the bulletin, please contact the AR Insurance Department’s licensing division at (501) 371-2750 or by email to insurance.license@arkansas.gov.   Arkansas Online Payment of Licensing Fees, Effective January 1, 2020   #goldencareagent #genworth
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In-Force Rate Action Announcement: Vermont (Pre-PCS, PCS I, PCS II, Choice 1)

> PCS II with Stable Premium Option > Choice 1 with Stable Premium Option As part of the strategy for our long-term care insurance business, we continue pursuing initiatives to improve the risk and profitability profile of our business, including premium increases on our in-force policies, as needed. Vermont has now allowed the following increases: Vermont Product Series Increase for Policies with Limited Benefit Periods Increase for Policies with Lifetime Benefit Periods Pre-PCS 69.78% phased 30.3%, 30.3% cumulative 69.78% phased 30.3%, 30.3% cumulative PCS I 125.5% phased 31.2%, 31.2%, 31% cumulative 125.5% phased 31.2%, 31.2%, 31% cumulative PCS II 136.68%
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In-Force Rate Action Announcement: Vermont (Privileged Choice® and Classic Select®)

> Privileged Choice® and Classic Select® with Stable Premium Option > 1% Benefit Increase Option As part of the strategy for our long-term care insurance business, we continue pursuing initiatives to improve the risk and profitability profile of our business, including premium increases on our in-force policies, as needed. Vermont has now allowed the following increases: Vermont Product Series Increase Percentage Privileged Choice 22.4% Classic Select 22.4%   This rate increase applies to AARP® and non-AARP policies. Communications Timeline Servicing agents will receive a list of their impacted policyholders in this state one week prior to the start of policyholder
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In-Force Rate Action Announcement: New Mexico (Pre-PCS, PCS I, PCS II, Choice 1)

As part of the strategy for our long-term care insurance business, we continue pursuing initiatives to improve the risk and profitability profile of our business, including premium increases on our in-force policies, as needed. New Mexico has now allowed the following increases: New Mexico Product Series Increase for Policies with Limited Benefit Periods Increase for Policies with Lifetime Benefit Periods Pre-PCS 15% 15% PCS I 15% 15% PCS II 15% 15% Choice 1 15% 15%   Communications Timeline Servicing agents will receive a list of their impacted policyholders in this state one week prior to the start of policyholder notifications.
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In-Force Rate Action Announcement: Ohio (Pre-PCS, PCS I, PCS II)

As part of the strategy for our long-term care insurance business, we continue pursuing initiatives to improve the risk and profitability profile of our business, including premium increases on our in-force policies, as needed. Ohio has now allowed the following increases: Ohio Product Series Increase for Policies with Limited Benefit Periods Increase for Policies with Lifetime Benefit Periods Pre-PCS 15% 15% PCS I 15% 15% PCS II 15% 15%   Communications Timeline Servicing agents will receive a list of their impacted policyholders in this state one week prior to the start of policyholder notifications. Policyholder notifications will begin February 4,
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In-Force Rate Action Announcement: Oregon (Choice 1)

> Choice 1 with Stable Premium Option As part of the strategy for our long-term care insurance business, we continue pursuing initiatives to improve the risk and profitability profile of our business, including premium increases on our in-force policies, as needed. Oregon has now allowed the following increases: Oregon Product Series Increase for Policies with Limited Benefit Periods Increase for Policies with Lifetime Benefit Periods Choice 1 55% 72%   Communications Timeline Servicing agents will receive a list of their impacted policyholders in this state one week prior to the start of policyholder notifications. Policyholder notifications will begin January 28,
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