Industry News More people buying short-term-care insurance, group says

The number of short-term-care insurance policies sold in the first half of 2015 was up 71% year-over-year to hit 26,237, while total premium was up 54%, according to the American Association for Long-Term Care Insurance. "Agents need to seek other options to meet their client needs, and a policy that provides one year of coverage is a very viable solution," said Jesse Slome, the group's executive director. InsuranceNewsNet online (1/27)