“How Are States Supporting Medicaid Home and Community-Based Services During the COVID-19 Crisis?”

“How Are States Supporting Medicaid Home and Community-Based Services During the COVID-19 Crisis?,” by MaryBeth Musumeci, Kaiser Family Foundation Quote: “There has been a lot of focus on the impact of COVID-19 on people in nursing homes, but less attention so far paid to seniors and people with disabilities receiving long-term home and community-based services (HCBS), who also face serious issues. Some news reports recently have emerged about outbreaks in group homes for people with developmental disabilities and the impact on people who receive and those who provide home care. HCBS help with tasks such as bathing, dressing, and preparing meals. Medicaid is the primary
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Categories: Clippings, COVID-19, Industry News, and Long-Term Care.

GoldenCare Hand-Selected This Plan To Expand Our Portfolio

Join us and special guest speaker, Mark Warnock, Regional Sales Director for Washington National, for introductory product training on Active Care! Click below to register: Tues, May 19, 2020 1:00 PM  to  2:00 PM CDT We’ll discuss Washington National’s background and highlight what makes them different, followed by an introduction to Active Care, details on niche markets & sales opportunities, why you should sell it, and a comprehensive overview of how the policy works. Active Care is available in all states except CT, NJ, NY, VA & WA. Questions? Call the GoldenCare Marketing Team at 800-842-7799! Don’t forget to subscribe
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Categories: GoldenCare News, Industry News, Long-Term Care, and Washington National.

Good News | Introducing Active Care® From Washington National

  Introducing Active Care® From Washington National GoldenCare is pleased to introduce Active Care® with Washington National, the newest solution in our insurance portfolio! This plan offers multiple coverage types in ONE solution, paying cash benefits for up to 17 critical illnesses, 14 different types of accidental injuries, and 7 other important categories (based on the plan options selected)! Best yet, Active Care is available in all states except CT, NJ, NY, VA & WA. Click Here to learn more about Active Care Plus, don’t miss introductory product training with special guest, Mark Warnock: Introducing Active Care from Washington National
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Categories: GoldenCare News, Industry News, Long-Term Care, and Washington National.

“Medicare Beneficiaries’ Financial Security Before the Coronavirus Pandemic”

“Medicare Beneficiaries’ Financial Security Before the Coronavirus Pandemic,” by Wyatt Koma, et al., Kaiser Family Foundation Quote: “This analysis looks at the income, assets and home equity of Medicare beneficiaries prior to coronavirus outbreak, using data from the Dynamic Simulation of Income Model (DYNASIM) for 2019 (See Methodology for details). We look at the overall population and variations by age, gender, and race/ethnicity. Because the analysis is based on information available prior to the pandemic, the estimates do not reflect the impact that the coronavirus economy has had, or will have, on Medicare beneficiaries’ income and savings. Key Findings Even before
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Categories: Clippings, Industry News, and Long-Term Care.

“Medi(long-term)care for all: A look Into the future of long-term care insurance—Part one”

“Medi(long-term)care for all: A look Into the future of long-term care insurance—Part one,” by Stephanie Moench and Shawn Stender, Society of Actuaries Long-Term Care News Quote: “The need for long-term care (LTC) services has been fairly well documented since the inception of the private LTC insurance industry in the 1980s. The need for LTC is not going away, especially as the population continues to age. This article explores three possible future paths for LTC insurance funding and the associated implications for the private LTC industry.” LTC Comment (from Stephen A. Moses, President, Center for Long-Term Care Reform): Read this thoughtful article and
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Categories: Clippings, Industry News, and Long-Term Care.

GoldenCare Newsletter | May 4, 2020

Read Full GoldenCare Newsletter, May 4, 2020 Edition In this GoldenCare Newsletter 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 LTCCEO Updates: NEW UPDATE!  If you haven’t updated yet or you haven’t got your copy, contact us today to find out how! Current installs: Double click “Check for Updates” on your desktop to receive the latest update or
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Categories: GoldenCare News, Industry News, Long-Term Care, Mutual of Omaha (& Affiliates), National Guardian Life, and Transamerica.

Integrity Marketing Group “Inspire” Series | Episode 20

A little inspiration can take you a long way. Join Integrity Co-Founder & CEO Bryan W. Adams for the “Inspire” daily podcast, featuring experienced and talented leaders and guests from Integrity’s family of partners.    “The Good Ol’ Days Are Right Now” Episode 20 Lenny Anderson GoldenCare USA President and CEO Lenny Anderson recalls the early days of his career and offers great advice for today.  
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Categories: COVID-19, GoldenCare News, and Long-Term Care.

LTCi in the Worksite Market? YES! Join us tomorrow and find out how!

Join us for this special presentation! Click below to register: Wed, May 6, 2020 1:00 PM  to  2:00 PM CDT       Questions? Call the GoldenCare Marketing Team at 800-842-7799! Don’t forget to subscribe to our News Digest for all the latest announcements from the Top Carriers! Check out GoldenCare News  
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Categories: GoldenCare News, Industry News, Long-Term Care, and National Guardian Life.

“Long-Term Care Protection Without Additional Cost”

“Long-Term Care Protection Without Additional Cost,” by Bryant Monson, Forbes Quote: “Many of our clients find they could have long-term care protection without the out-of-pocket cost. We found the following solution is an option that can work well for them. Use a disposable asset to create income to pay the long-term care premium AND pay the premium for a life insurance policy designed to replace the original asset. This can only be done using an asset not needed for current or future use. By using a three-tiered approach, we not only provide long-term care protection, but we eliminate the worry
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Categories: Clippings, Industry News, and Long-Term Care.

“Millennials Surpass Baby Boomers as Largest U.S. Generation Ending 20-Year Run”

“MILLENNIALS SURPASS BABY BOOMERS AS LARGEST U.S. GENERATION, ENDING 20-YEAR RUN,” by Benjamin Fearnow, Newsweek Quote: “For the first time in the 21st Century, the Baby Boomers are no longer the largest generation in America. Millennials, an age group defined as people between the ages of 23 to 38 years old, overtook their Boomer counterparts as of July 1, 2019, according to U.S. Census Bureau data compiled by the Pew Research Center and published Tuesday. Boomers, defined as Americans aged 55 to 73, had been the nation’s largest living adult generation since 1999 and they held that title for two decades. Generation
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Categories: Clippings, Industry News, and Long-Term Care.