Detail matters: Level vs. relative premium increases and their effect on actuarial equivalence in long-term care insurance

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By Mike A. Bergerson, John Hebig | 02 May 2017

The long-term care insurance industry continues to look for ways to manage disparities between premiums and costs. Premium increases and benefit reductions are likely to remain major factors in business decision-making. Insurers must carefully consider the impact of rate changes on their bottom line—not just in terms of raw numbers, but in how they relate to experience and the potential for future profits or losses across the spectrum of benefits.

This article was originally published in the April 2017 issue of Long-Term Care News.