Coinsurance has long been a mainstay of major medical health insurance products, even being incorporated into newer long-term-care policy forms. However, a coinsurance option has not been widely offered as a benefit reduction option to offset LTC rate increases. In this article, which appeared in the June issue of Long-Term Care News, we:
- Estimate the reduction in future claim liabilities if coinsurance were added to the portfolio of benefit reduction options
- Calculate the potential offset electing a coinsurance option could have on the premium rates
- Explore various considerations that stakeholders should think about when evaluating coinsurance
Read the full article here.