Genworth Announces Termination of Merger Agreement with Oceanwide

RICHMOND, Va., April 6, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Genworth Financial, Inc. (NYSE: GNW) (Genworth, the Company) today announced that it has exercised its right to terminate its merger agreement with China Oceanwide Holdings Group Co., Ltd. (Oceanwide) as of April 6, 2021. Terminating the agreement allows Genworth to pursue its revised strategic plan without restrictions and without uncertainty regarding its ultimate ownership, which might impact the Company’s ability to successfully execute the plan. The Company’s revised strategic plan includes a potential partial initial public offering (IPO) of its U.S. MI business (subject to market conditions as well as the satisfaction of
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Watch Now – 2020 Industry Updates On-Demand Video

Our Industry Updates Recording Is Available On-Demand Did you miss GoldenCare’s Industry Updates – 2020 Year-End Grand Finale” webinar presentation yesterday? Due to the overwhelming number of requests, we’re pleased to make the recording of this presentation available on-demand for a limited time. Click here or click the image above to watch it now! Happy Selling and Success in 2021!     Click Here to add additional carriers & products to your appointments. Questions? Call our 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
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AVAILABLE ONE MORE DAY! Watch Now – 2020 Industry Updates On-Demand Video

Our Industry Updates Recording Is Available On-Demand Did you miss GoldenCare’s Industry Updates – 2020 Year-End Grand Finale” webinar presentation yesterday? Due to the overwhelming number of requests, we’re pleased to make the recording of this presentation available on-demand for a limited time. Click here or click the image above to watch it now! Happy Selling and Success in 2021!     Click Here to add additional carriers & products to your appointments. Questions? Call our 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
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2021 Partnership Minimum Benefit Requirements for CA, CT, IN and NY

Each year, the original Partnership states (CA, CT, IN and NY) revisit certain minimum benefit requirements to qualify for their Partnership programs. The requirements that are changing for 2021, as well as some (but not all) minimum Partnership requirements that not changing, are listed below. California Partnership The following minimum benefit requirements for Partnership in California are not changing for 2021. Requirements 2020 2021 Minimum Daily Benefit $230 $230 Minimum Monthly Benefit $7,130 $7,130   Connecticut Partnership The minimum monthly benefit required in 2021 for Connecticut Partnership plans will be $9,095. Because this amount is higher than the current maximum
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Good News | Now Available: 2020 Cost of Care Data to Support Your LTCi Sales

Good News! Genworth’s 2020 Annual Cost of Care Survey Now Available Genworth started tracking the cost of care 17 years ago and have been a trusted source since. Over the years, we’ve tracked various trends that have come and gone but one thing hasn’t changed: long term care costs for nursing homes, assisted living facilities, and in-home care are higher than most people have planned for and only continue to rise. Genworth Cost of Care 2004 – 2020 To explore Cost of Care data by city, state or zip code, find trend charts and access lists of states ranked in
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Genworth – 2020 Cost of Care Survey Results

We started tracking the cost of care 17 years ago and have been trusted source since. Since 2004, families across America have counted on us to help them understand the cost of care. Our research in 435 cities and towns across all 50 states has not only helped individuals plan for their own care but helped policymakers with forecasting and legislative reform. Over the years, we’ve tracked various trends that have come and gone but one thing hasn’t changed: long term care costs for nursing homes, assisted living facilities, and in-home care are higher than most people have planned for
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Genworth to distribute newsletter to LTC Policyholders

Mailings to begin in July 2020 Genworth will begin mailing a newsletter to LTC policyholders in July 2020 with information and updates including: A message from our CEO New solutions for common caregiver problems Update on global expansion Premium rate increase explained Policy and service questions To view a copy of the newsletter, click here.   Genworth to distribute newsletter to LTC Policyholders   #goldencareagent #genworth
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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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