See You Soon! ILTCI 2023 Annual Conference

In just over a week, members of Faegre Drinker’s LTCi team will attend the 2023 Intercompany Long Term Care Insurance Conference in Denver. We are proud to once again support ILTCI as a diamond-level sponsor of the conference and our team will be presenting on a number of panels throughout the Conference. We look forward to connecting with our colleagues and friends throughout the industry. Make sure to check out our team members on the following panels!

Monday, March 13

Legal and Regulatory Trends Coming Out of the Pandemic

Monday, March 13, 10:45 AM – 12:00 PM (MT)
Speakers: Nolan Tully (Faegre Drinker), Jana Landon (Lincoln Financial), Karen Babio (Davies)
Moderator: Micki Lockard (CNA)

This session focuses on regulatory and legal challenges arising from the pandemic, such as biometric privacy concerns, employment challenges, policy lapse litigation and increased policy exception requests.

YOLO: Your Outstanding Lawyers’ Observations (A Discussion of Important Litigation Issues)

Not your typical survey course, this interactive session takes a slightly deeper look at some of the hottest litigation issues facing the LTCI community.

Monday, March 13, 2:00 PM – 3:15 PM (MT)
Speakers: Steve Brogan (Faegre Drinker), Kristen Weil (Dentons)
Moderator: Michael Rafalko (Cozen O’Connor)

This session will explore key developments and updates in LTC litigation since the last litigation update in 2021.

Regulatory Perspectives: A Conversation with Colorado Insurance Commissioner

Monday, March 13, 3:45 PM -5:00 PM (MT)
Speaker: Michael Conway (Insurance Commissioner, Colorado Department of Insurance)
Moderator: Caryn Glawe (Faegre Drinker)

We will sit down with Colorado Insurance Commissioner Mike Conway to discuss issues facing the insurance industry and regulatory developments of particular interest to those in the long-term care insurance market.

Tuesday, March 14

COVID Considerations – Part II

Tuesday, March 14, 9:00 AM – 10:15 AM (MT)
Speakers: Micki Lockard (CNA), Sandy Jones (Faegre Drinker)
Moderator: Paula Johnson (illumifin)

In this session we are continuing our panel discussion from 2021! We will review the many challenges COVID has continue to create for the LTC industry, including staffing issues, provider availability, the legal lens of exception handling and how fraud has been impacted by the pandemic.

Making Fraud Analytics Work from an Operations and Legal Perspective

Tuesday, March 14, 9:00 AM – 10:15 AM (MT)
Speakers: Jessica L. Gallagher (Faegre Drinker), Elaine Gibbs (Bell Analytics), John Palmer (NALH (GE))
Moderator: Jeff Ferrand (illumifin)

This session will explore panelists’ journeys developing analytic solutions for a problem that has been plaguing the industry for decades: insurance fraud. Panelists will show and tell how they successfully navigated complex legal and operational hurdles to bring these solutions from concept to reality, and what attendees should bring back to their organizations to improve their ability to implement impactful analytic programs across many disciplines including, but not limited to, fraud detection.

LTCi Wellness: What if it All Works Out? How Will it All Work Out?

Wellness programs are off and running in the LTCi world, and regulatory and operational challenges are beginning to appear as companies continue to pursue policyholder focused wellness. Hear from legal, regulatory and business/operations professionals as they discuss the challenges and next steps for wellness programs. How will the industry tackle issues such as pilot evaluation and expansion, and how to structure interventions to avoid unfair discrimination concerns?

Tuesday, March 14, 10:45 AM – 12:00 PM (MT)
Speakers: Colleen Broomhead (GE), Erin Morasco (Prudential)
Moderator: Nolan Tully (Faegre Drinker)

Hear perspectives from a carrier, a regulator, legal and a medical professional. Regulatory agencies and discrimination tests in age-banded cohorts for pilot programs and NAIC, and rebating takes on the Unfair Trade Model Practices Act… Is there a clear winner?

The Risks and Rewards of Riders: a Roundtable Discussion on “Hybrid” Products, Sales, Marketing, and Legal Risks

This panel will discuss the sale of LTC Riders, the future of the products (including the creation of new products), and legal risks stemming from the sale/interpretation of LTC Rider products currently on the market.

Tuesday, March 14, 10:45 AM – 12:00 PM (MT)
Speakers: Ramona Neal (Living Benefit Review), Maureen Lillis (Independent Living Systems), Dan Austin (OneAmerica)
Moderator: Sandy Jones (Faegre Drinker)

This panel will discuss the sale of hybrid products, the future of the products (including the creation of new products), and legal risks stemming from the sale/interpretation of hybrid products currently on the market.


Visit the ILTCI Conference page for more on event March 12-15.

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