In the past few years, health care has received great attention, especially from politicians.
During the 2010 spring session of Congress, The Affordable Care Act was passed and
signed into law by President Obama. According to the White House website, the
Affordable Care Act will provide “…. better health security by putting in place
comprehensive health insurance reforms that hold insurance companies accountable,
lower health care costs, guarantee more choice, and enhance the quality of care for all
Americans.” Thus, this act clearly affects insurance companies.
At the same time the Long Term Care Insurance market is in turmoil. Carriers have
implemented significant rate increases for in-force policies, Metlife and Guardian Life
Insurance Company have announced plans to exit the market. The Affordable Care Act
included the implementation of a public option Long Term Care program referred to as the
This roundtable will discuss these developments, with representatives from Drake
University, Iowa Insurance Division, Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield, John Hancock,
View the seminar announcement (PDF file)
To register for this event, please contact Amber J. Johnson at (312) 298-3771 or email Amber.Johnson@us.pwc.com.
Or, visit the PWC web site.