Long-Term Care Insurance Rate Increase Data Shared by Association

Updated information focused on long-term care insurance rate increases has been shared by the American Association for Long-Term Care Insurance. "Inflation is not the cause of rate increases," cites Jesse Slome, director of the organization. “There are a variety of factors that... - November 10, 2022 - American Association for Long-Term Care Insurance

RT ECP Introduces Pollution Legal Liability (PLL) Quoting Program

The Environmental and Construction Professional Practice (ECP) of RT Specialty has introduced a Pollution Legal Liability (PLL) Quoting Program that provides agents, brokers and their customers with expedient coverage for the discovery of new pollution conditions at fixed locations. Offered by... - November 08, 2022 - R-T Specialty, LLC's Environmental & Construction Professional Practice

Long-Term Care Insurance Association Provides Free Awareness Month Banners

National Long-Term Care Awareness Month (November) kicks off next week. To help insurance professionals create awareness the American Association for Long-Term Care Insurance is releasing a series of social media banners. "A grassroots effort focused on consumers is vital and that’s why... - October 29, 2022 - American Association for Long-Term Care Insurance

Powers Insurance & Risk Management Receives National Recognition

St. Louis' largest family-owned insurance agency named Midwest's "Best Agency to Work For" by Insurance Journal. - October 24, 2022 - POWERS Insurance & Risk Management

Increased Long-Term Care Insurance Tax Deductible Limits Reported by AALTCI

Increased tax-deductible limits for long-term care insurance have been announced for 2023 according to the American Association for Long-Term Care Insurance. “One of the little-known benefits for certain long-term care insurance is the ability to deduct some or all of the cost during... - October 20, 2022 - American Association for Long-Term Care Insurance

Long-Term Care Insurance Association Releases Awareness Month Logo

November is national Long-Term Care Awareness Month. To support insurance professionals using the month to create awareness, the American Association for Long-Term Care Insurance has released the 2022 LTCAM banner. "The month was established in 2001 to create heightened awareness of the... - October 19, 2022 - American Association for Long-Term Care Insurance

Powers Insurance & Risk Management Promotes Chris Sullivan

Sullivan named Commercial Practice Leader for one of St. Louis' largest family-owned insurance agencies. - October 01, 2022 - POWERS Insurance & Risk Management

Alex Ilgner Promoted to Account Manager at RT Specialty

Alex Ilgner Promoted to Account Manager at RT Specialty

Alex Ilgner has been promoted to account manager in RT Specialty’s Environmental and Construction Professional Practice (RT ECP). Since joining the company in 2021, Ilgner has successfully assisted with the new business, marketing, and account management efforts of the organization’s... - September 29, 2022 - R-T Specialty, LLC's Environmental & Construction Professional Practice

RT Specialty Trio of Presenters to Speak at 42nd IRMI Construction Risk Conference

RT Specialty Trio of Presenters to Speak at 42nd IRMI Construction Risk Conference

RT Specialty Speakers to Highlight the Latest Risk Management Solutions Available for Insuring Against Large Infrastructure, PFAS and Design-Build Liability Exposures. - September 20, 2022 - R-T Specialty, LLC's Environmental & Construction Professional Practice

Long-Term Care Insurance Sales Will Benefit from Legislation Moving Forward Predicts AALTCI

The just released final text of the Enhancing American Retirement Now (EARN) Act maintains the positive feature that will increase sales of long-term care insurance predicts the American Association for Long-Term Care Insurance. "The bipartisan measure passed the Senate committee in June and... - September 10, 2022 - American Association for Long-Term Care Insurance

RT Specialty Surveys Book of Business to Reveal PLL Limit of Liability Benchmarks

RT Specialty’s Environmental and Construction Professional Practice (RT ECP) recently reviewed its book of business during 2020 and 2021 to determine the limits of liability on the Pollution Legal Liability (PLL) policies typically purchased by virtually every industry that owns, leases,... - September 08, 2022 - R-T Specialty, LLC's Environmental & Construction Professional Practice

Powers Insurance & Risk Management Hires Three New Team Members

Sierra Brown, Maggie Stringer, and Crystal Swanigan join one of St. Louis' largest family-owned insurance agencies. - August 31, 2022 - POWERS Insurance & Risk Management

Daniel Wilhelm Promoted to Senior Account Manager at RT Specialty

Daniel Wilhelm Promoted to Senior Account Manager at RT Specialty

Daniel Wilhelm has been promoted to senior account manager in RT Specialty’s Environmental and Construction Professional Practice (RT ECP). Since 2018, he has been responsible for supporting the new business, marketing, and client renewal efforts of the team’s senior... - August 25, 2022 - R-T Specialty, LLC's Environmental & Construction Professional Practice

RT Specialty’s Book of Business Provides Inside Look Into CPrL Policy Purchase Benchmarks

RT Specialty’s Environmental and Construction Professional Practice (RT ECP) recently analyzed its Contractor’s Professional Liability (CPrL) book of business during 2020-2021 to determine the limits of liability purchased by specialty trade and general contractors nationwide. The... - August 18, 2022 - R-T Specialty, LLC's Environmental & Construction Professional Practice

Watkins Insurance Group Launches Teacher Support Program with School Supplies Giveaway

Austin’s Largest Privately-Owned Insurance Agency Furthers Its Commitment to Education in Central Texas - August 11, 2022 - Watkins Insurance Group

RT Specialty Reviews OPPI Book of Business to Determine Industry Limit of Liability Benchmarks

RT Specialty’s Environmental and Construction Professional Practice (RT ECP) recently surveyed the book of business of its Owner’s Protective Professional Indemnity (OPPI) policyholders to provide agents and brokers with a comparative analysis of the limits of liability purchased by... - August 09, 2022 - R-T Specialty, LLC's Environmental & Construction Professional Practice

Powers Insurance & Risk Management Hires Husband-and-Wife Insurance Team

Mark and Deanna Sherman join one of St. Louis' largest family-owned insurance agencies. - July 29, 2022 - POWERS Insurance & Risk Management

Drew Rothman Promoted to Senior Consultant at RT Specialty

Drew Rothman Promoted to Senior Consultant at RT Specialty

Drew Rothman has been promoted to senior consultant in the Environmental and Construction Professional (ECP) Practice of RT Specialty. Since joining the team in 2018, Rothman has worked with agents and brokers to analyze, negotiate, and assess the risk management strategies available to general... - July 28, 2022 - R-T Specialty, LLC's Environmental & Construction Professional Practice

Long-Term Care Insurance Association Offers Claims Problem Assistance

Consumers with questions regarding their long-term care insurance claims are being assisted as part of a new initiative undertaken by the American Association for Long-Term Care Insurance. "People who purchased long-term care insurance years ago are starting to need benefits and starting to... - July 28, 2022 - American Association for Long-Term Care Insurance

Long-Term Care Insurance Applicants Skew Younger Due to Washington Program Reports AALTCI

Ages when individuals purchased long-term care insurance dropped in 2021 according to Jesse Slome, director of the American Association for Long-Term Care Insurance. "The change can be fully attributed to the fact that younger people in the State of Washington applied in record numbers in... - July 20, 2022 - American Association for Long-Term Care Insurance

RT Specialty Surveys Book of Business to Identify Leading Causes of Construction-related Claims

The Environmental and Construction Professional Practice (RT ECP) of RT Specialty recently surveyed its Contractor’s Professional Liability (CPrL) book of business to determine the leading cause of claims from 2020 to 2021. The review revealed that the majority of CPrL claims on their book... - July 19, 2022 - R-T Specialty, LLC's Environmental & Construction Professional Practice

Empire Insurance Hires Director of Sales

Empire Insurance Brokers, headquartered in Everett, WA, recently hired Christina Graham as Director of Sales. As Empire has expanded its footprint across Washington and Oregon, there was a need to consolidate sales activities under direct management to allow for better growth and optimization... - July 19, 2022 - Empire Insurance Brokers

Nearly Half of Oldest Long-Term Care Insurance Applicants Are Declined by Insurers Reports AALTCI

Nearly half of individuals who apply for traditional long-term care insurance after age 70 have their applications declined by an insurer according to Jesse Slome, director of the American Association for Long-Term Care Insurance. "Consumers simply are not aware of the need to health-qualify... - July 17, 2022 - American Association for Long-Term Care Insurance

RT Specialty’s Book of Business Reveals Environmental and Pollution-Related Claims Trends

The Environmental and Construction Professional Practice (RT ECP) of RT Specialty recently surveyed its book of business for several of its environmental and pollution-related insurance lines to determine the leading causes of claims from 2020 to 2021. The analysis revealed that the highest... - July 12, 2022 - R-T Specialty, LLC's Environmental & Construction Professional Practice

John "Jack" Tulaney Named Account Administrator at RT Specialty

John "Jack" Tulaney Named Account Administrator at RT Specialty

John “Jack” Tulaney has been named an account administrator in the Environmental and Construction Professional (ECP) Practice of RT Specialty. He is responsible for supporting the account management, new business, and policy servicing efforts of the company’s senior leadership... - June 29, 2022 - R-T Specialty, LLC's Environmental & Construction Professional Practice

Zack Kalet Named Account Administrator at RT Specialty

Zack Kalet Named Account Administrator at RT Specialty

Zack Kalet has been named an account administrator within the Environmental and Construction Professional Practice (RT ECP) of RT Specialty. He is responsible for assisting the account service and business development activities of the company’s executive leadership team. “Zack’s... - June 21, 2022 - R-T Specialty, LLC's Environmental & Construction Professional Practice

NY Insurance Hub Agency Working to Educate Customers

In the changing impersonal world of property and casualty insurance, the NY Insurance Hub Agency is working to create a new customer experience. An experience in which personal service, education and guidance is given to each and every client. - June 10, 2022 - NY Insurance Hub Agency

Powers Insurance & Risk Management Promotes Tim Davis to COO

Davis to also serve as Chief Operating Officer for sister company Valley Insurance Agency Alliance. - June 03, 2022 - POWERS Insurance & Risk Management

Justin Kochmer Promoted to Account Manager at RT Specialty

Justin Kochmer Promoted to Account Manager at RT Specialty

Justin Kochmer has been promoted to account manager in the Environmental and Construction Professional (ECP) Practice of RT Specialty. For nearly two years, Kochmer has successfully assisted the new business, marketing, and account management efforts of the organization’s senior... - June 02, 2022 - R-T Specialty, LLC's Environmental & Construction Professional Practice

Mid-State Group Offers At-Home Virtual PT for Injured Workers

The at-home support an injured worker receives often determines how well—and how soon—the employee recovers and can return to work. That’s why The Mid-State Group is pleased to announce Plethy RecupeTM physical therapy virtual care solution as a new facet of its High-Performance Network (HPN). - June 02, 2022 - The Mid-State Group

NavMD and HealthLock Partner to Form NavProtect Powered by HealthLock, Offering Peace of Mind to Millions of Americans Affected by Medical Privacy Violations & Fraud

NavMD and HealthLock announced today that the companies have entered into a strategic partnership to create NavProtect powered by HealthLock, a new healthcare fraud and abuse protection platform focused on the self-funded and fully-funded employer market. - May 20, 2022 - HealthLock

Daniela Compton Promoted to Senior Account Manager at RT Specialty

Daniela Compton Promoted to Senior Account Manager at RT Specialty

Daniela Compton has been promoted to senior account manager within RT Specialty’s Environmental and Construction Professional Practice (RT ECP). Since joining the team in 2018, she has continually supported the successful new business, marketing, sales and coverage assessment efforts of the... - May 19, 2022 - R-T Specialty, LLC's Environmental & Construction Professional Practice

Consumer Actions Following Long-Term Care Insurance Premium Rate Increases Reported by AALTCI

The overwhelming majority of consumers experiencing a premium increase on their long-term care insurance chose to pay the higher premium. The findings of a new analysis were released today by the American Association for Long-Term Care Insurance. "Between 50 and 60 percent of policyholders... - May 18, 2022 - American Association for Long-Term Care Insurance

Florida’s Best Public Adjusters Opens Jacksonville, FL Office to Help Settle Local Property Damage Claims

Florida’s Best Public Adjusters opens Jacksonville office. Florida’s Best Public Adjusters has a reputation for assisting Jacksonville property owners with their insurance claims. - May 13, 2022 - Florida Best Public Adjusters

Hybrid Long-Term Care Insurance Tips for Business Owners Shared by AALTCI

A new video shares tips for business owners considering hybrid long-term care insurance. Posted by the American Association for Long-Term Care Insurance, the video focuses on ways to maximize the tax-deductible benefits. "Business owners continue to overlook some of the enormous tax... - May 06, 2022 - American Association for Long-Term Care Insurance

RT Specialty Announces Senior Management Promotions

RT Specialty’s Environmental and Construction Professional Practice (RT ECP) has announced several promotions within its senior management team. In recent weeks, the industry’s premier environmental and construction-related professional liability wholesaler promoted John Heft to... - April 26, 2022 - R-T Specialty, LLC's Environmental & Construction Professional Practice

Aaron J. Roland Named Account Manager at RT Specialty

Aaron J. Roland Named Account Manager at RT Specialty

Aaron J. Roland has joined RT Specialty as an account manager within its Environmental and Construction Professional Practice (RT ECP). He is responsible for developing proposals and coverage assessments in addition to supporting the research, marketing and sales activities of senior... - April 19, 2022 - R-T Specialty, LLC's Environmental & Construction Professional Practice

Positive Physicians Insurance Company Welcomes Annie Matincheck as Senior Vice President of Underwriting

Positive Physicians Insurance Company (PPI), a leading medical professional liability carrier serving hundreds of healthcare practices across ten states, is pleased to announce that Annie Matincheck has joined Its Senior Leadership Team as Senior Vice President of Underwriting. Annie brings with... - April 16, 2022 - Positive Physicians Insurance Company

Long-Term Care Insurance Association Launches Linked-Benefit Video Library

An online video library focused on linked-benefit long-term care insurance has been launched by the American Association for Long-Term Care Insurance. “Around half of the consumers phone calls we currently receive involve questions about linked benefit long-term care insurance... - April 16, 2022 - American Association for Long-Term Care Insurance

The Business Take Over of Medicine is Confronted in New Novel by Beverly Hurwitz M.D.

The Business Take Over of Medicine is Confronted in New Novel by Beverly Hurwitz M.D.

In this precautionary tale, a community hospital becomes the target of a hostile corporate takeover, causing patients and health care providers to be put at risk in unimaginable ways. - April 14, 2022 - Beverly Hurwitz M.D.

Long-Term Care Insurance Options After Age 75 Explained by Association

New information will educate individuals age 75 or older who are considering long-term care insurance. theAmerican Association for Long-Term Care Insurance will assist consumers seeking information and comparisons of leading linked-benefit long-term care insurance. "We regularly hear from... - April 14, 2022 - American Association for Long-Term Care Insurance

Madeline Goodwin Named Account Administrator at RT Specialty

Madeline Goodwin Named Account Administrator at RT Specialty

Madeline “Maddie” Goodwin has joined RT Specialty as an account administrator within its Environmental and Construction Professional Practice (RT ECP). Her role is to support the account management and policy servicing activities of the company’s senior... - April 12, 2022 - R-T Specialty, LLC's Environmental & Construction Professional Practice

2022 Linked-Benefit Long-Term Care Insurance Price Index Released by Association

The first price index comparing leading linked-benefit long-term care insurance costs and benefits was released today by the American Association for Long-Term Care Insurance. "With linked-benefit policies now outselling traditional long-term care insurance, consumers are requesting more... - April 06, 2022 - American Association for Long-Term Care Insurance

Long-Term Care Insurance Association Launches New Linked Benefit Resource Center

A new online resource center focused on linked benefit long-term care insurance has been launched by the American Association for Long-Term Care Insurance. "Linked benefit long-term care insurance is now the favored choice of consumers buying protection," states Jesse Slome, director of... - April 01, 2022 - American Association for Long-Term Care Insurance

Kelly Jackson Named Account Manager at RT Specialty

Kelly Jackson Named Account Manager at RT Specialty

Kelly Jackson has joined RT Specialty as an account manager within its Environmental and Construction Professional Practice (RT ECP). She will support senior management with the performance of account management tasks ranging from the creation of sales proposals and coverage assessments to the... - March 31, 2022 - R-T Specialty, LLC's Environmental & Construction Professional Practice

Powers Insurance & Risk Management Promotes Two Team Members

St. Louis' largest family-owned insurance agency advances Kate Murphy and Shari Smith. - March 30, 2022 - POWERS Insurance & Risk Management

Jayden Johnson Named Consultant at RT Specialty

Jayden Johnson Named Consultant at RT Specialty

Jayden Johnson has joined RT Specialty as a consultant within its Environmental and Construction Professional Practice (RT ECP). Based in Wisconsin, Jayden is responsible for expanding the company’s presence as a premium resource for access to environmental and construction-related... - March 24, 2022 - R-T Specialty, LLC's Environmental & Construction Professional Practice

Watkins Insurance Group Expands Award-Winning Team with Addition of Eight New Hires

Austin’s Largest Privately-Owned Insurance Agency Adds Staff to Meet Increased Demand for Services - March 23, 2022 - Watkins Insurance Group

Medicare Pays More for Long-Term Care Reports Association

Medicare paid $28.1 billion for skilled nursing facility services in 2020. The information was shared today by the director of the American Association for Long-Term Care Insurance. “The latest information from the just-published report to Congress reveals some important information worth... - March 20, 2022 - American Association for Long-Term Care Insurance

Powers Insurance & Risk Management Adds Two Team Members

Kelly McDowell and Kaylee Rucker join St. Louis' largest family-owned insurance agency. - March 19, 2022 - POWERS Insurance & Risk Management

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