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JW Marriott New Orleans

2023 LTCIF Annual Conference

JW Marriott New Orleans

September 13-15, 2023

LTCIF 2023 Conference Highlights

614 Canal Street, New Orleans, LA 70130

JW Marriott New Orleans

LTCIF will again be partnering with the Anti-Fraud Forum. The Forum will be held at the beginning of the LTCIF conference on Wednesday September 13th from 9AM to 12PM. Join us for underwriting and claims breakout sessions for peer-to-peer discussion. Bring your questions, knowledge, and experience.

MD / Specialist Challenge

Bring your medical underwriting and claims questions to the experts. This is an open and interactive session.

Brent Varnadoe, illumifin

Gregory Soltner, Northwestern Mutual Long-Term Care

Navigating Cognitive Underwriting

Beyond cognitive screening, what else is helpful? One carrier's experience. Topics will include perspectives on new policies and lapses of issued policies with possible need for care.

Courtney Kallquist, Northwestern Mutual Long-Term Care

Victoria Walter, Northwestern Mutual Long-Term Care

Vulnerable Adults in Long-Term Care: What is Elder Abuse?

This session will explore the role of Adult Protective Services (APS), the importance of staff education, and tools and services available to identify and mitigate abuse.

Deb Martin, Thrivent

Carey Wagner, illumifin

Paula Johnson, illumifin

Legal Panel: Deposition Bootcamp

Join us for an informative, engaging, and enlightening program that will include interactive mock deposition vignettes, designed to walk you through the deposition process.

Stephen Buccola, Esquire, Fuzion

Melissa Cowan, Esquire, Burke, Williams & Sorensen LLP

Meg Sarkesian, CNA

Jane Bagley, Esquire, Fuzion

The Hybrid Product Market

A discussion on the evolution of the combination hybrid product marketplace as well as strategies involved in the underwriting and claims processes for these products.

Michael Hamilton, Lincoln Financial

Arlene Hendricks, Lincoln Financial

Denise Cochran, One America

Hybrid Product Litigation

Sales of hybrid/combination products continue to increase at a steady pace. Often marketed as "less risky" than standalone LTCi since there is an alternative death benefit if the rider isn't triggered. As more products are sold, more claims are being submitted. As claims increase, so does litigation. Learn the particulars of litigation matters and some of the "things to watch" regarding the marketing and sales of combination products in the future.

Sandra Jones, Faegre Drinker Biddle & Reath

Industry Update Across the LTCi Landscape

As interest in LTC financing solutions grows, the public LTC program landscape has expanded at the federal and state levels. Join us as we recap the latest in proposed LTC legislation, provide updates on existing programs, and examine lessons learned.

Gabe Alboukrek, Oliver Wyman

LTC Wellness Survey Discussion

Panel discussion with findings from Oliver Wyman's most recent Wellness survey as well as the current landscape of wellness in LTCi, including lessons learned from early programs, the current regulatory landscape, and how wellness programs might factor into the future development and underwriting of new products and the claim experience for existing long term care coverage.

Nolan Tully, Faegre Drinker Biddle & Reath

Michael Rustemeyer, Oliver Wyman

Modernizing Your Workflow Using Technology

Come see how technology can improve your workflows and provide a better experience both internally and externally.

Jim DuEst, Davies Life & Health

Duane Anderson, Fuzion

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