Short-term-care insurance seen as growing niche

Short-term-care insurance, which can cover nursing-home care for less than a year, is catching on, Cyril Tuohy writes. The number of policies sold was up 71% in the first six months of 2015 compared with the year before, and total premiums rose 54%, a survey by the National Advisory Center for Short Term Care Information says. InsuranceNewsNet online (8/19)