In-Force Rate Action Announcement: Ohio (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. Ohio has now allowed the following increase: Ohio Product Series Increase for Policies with Limited Benefit Periods Increase for Policies with Lifetime Benefit Periods Choice 1 46% 55%   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 July 23, 2019 and will continue throughout the next
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In-Force Rate Action Announcement: Michigan (Privileged Choice®)

> Privileged Choice® 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. Michigan has now allowed the following increases: Michigan Product Series Increase Percentage Privileged Choice 20.3%   This rate increase applies only to 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 notifications. Policyholder notifications will begin July 30,
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In-Force Rate Action Announcement: Alaska (Privileged Choice®)

> Privileged Choice® 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. Alaska has now allowed the following increases: Alaska Non-AARP Product Series Increase Percentage Privileged Choice 12.2%   Alaska AARP® Product Series Increase Percentage Privileged Choice 12%   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
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GoldenCare Newsletter | July 9, 2019

In this GoldenCare Newsletter Edition Read Full GoldenCare Newsletter, July 9, 2019 Edition From GoldenCare: Diversify your portfolio for greater sales success! Join us for product and sales live and prerecorded training.  Stay up-to-date on all the latest and greatest in the industry.    For a list of current topics and to get in on the discussion Click Here. Update Your Contracts LTC CEO Office, Home and Internet Selling Tools Software has been updated! This Must-Have Resource can dramatically increase your LTC sales, providing sales presentations, calculators, pre-recorded training, instruction for successful Internet Selling, LTC resources, and  MORE! Find out how to get
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Categories: Genworth, GoldenCare News, Guarantee Trust Life, Industry News, Long-Term Care, Mutual of Omaha (& Affiliates), National Guardian Life, Securian, and Transamerica.

In-Force Rate Action Announcement: Iowa (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. Iowa has now allowed the following increases: Iowa non-AARP Product Series Increase Percentage Privileged Choice 27.3% phased 17.9%, 8.0% cumulative Classic Select 27.3% phased 17.9%, 8.0% cumulative   Iowa AARP® Product Series Increase Percentage Privileged Choice 30% phased 17.9%, 10.26% cumulative Classic Select 30% phased 17.9%, 10.26% cumulative   These rate
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In-Force Rate Action Announcement: Nevada (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. Nevada has now allowed the following increases: Nevada Product Series Increase for Policies with Limited Benefit Periods Increase for Policies with Lifetime Benefit Periods Choice 1 64.3% phased 18%, 18%, 18% cumulative 82.48% phased 22%, 22%, 22% cumulative   Communications Timeline Servicing agents will receive a list of their impacted policyholders in this state one week prior to the
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In-Force Rate Action Announcement: New Mexico (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. New Mexico has now allowed the following increases: New Mexico Product Series Increase Percentage Privileged Choice 6% Classic Select 6%   This rate increase applies to non-AARP and AARP policies. Communications Timeline Servicing agents will receive a list of their impacted policyholders in this state one week prior to the start
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In-Force Rate Action Announcement: New Stable Premium Option for Privileged Choice® and Classic Select® Policyholders

To help mitigate the impact of current and future planned premium increases, we are providing an additional coverage option for most of our Privileged Choice and Classic Select policyholders to consider when faced with a premium increase. Beginning on July 1, 2019, the new Stable Premium Option Endorsement will be available in states where it’s allowed. The Stable Premium Option provides a guarantee that the new premium associated with the Stable Premium Option will not increase until at least 2024, along with the following specific set of benefits1: A three-year benefit period for individual policies and a six-year benefit period
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In-Force Rate Action Announcement: New 1% Benefit Increase Option for Privileged Choice® and Classic Select® Policyholders

As part of our continued effort to provide additional coverage options to our policyholders who are facing a premium increase, we are introducing a new coverage option for eligible Privileged Choice and Classic Select policyholders to consider. Beginning on July 1, 2019, the 1% Benefit Increase Option will be available in state where it’s allowed. The 1% Benefit Increase Option will be available for Privileged Choice and Classic Select policyholders who currently have a benefit increase option as part of their policy. If this option is selected, policyholders will retain their increased Daily Benefit Amount (DBA). The increased DBA and
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GoldenCare Newsletter | June 17, 2019

In this GoldenCare Newsletter Edition Read Full GoldenCare Newsletter, June 17, 2019 Edition From GoldenCare: Diversify your portfolio for greater sales success! Join us for product and sales live and prerecorded training.  Stay up-to-date on all the latest and greatest in the industry.    For a list of current topics and to get in on the discussion Click Here. Update Your Contracts LTC CEO Office, Home and Internet Selling Tools Software has been updated! This Must-Have Resource can dramatically increase your LTC sales, providing sales presentations, calculators, pre-recorded training, instruction for successful Internet Selling, LTC resources, and  MORE! Find out how to get
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Categories: Genworth, GoldenCare News, Guarantee Trust Life, Industry News, Long-Term Care, Mutual of Omaha (& Affiliates), National Guardian Life, and Transamerica.