Critical Information for the Life, Accident & Health Insurance Market
Industry News                                   February 27, 2020
Voya / Hospital Indemnity & Disability

Voya Financial announces newly enhanced hospital indemnity and short-term disability insurance offerings to help employers and employees with financial protection needs.
NAIC / Annuities

The NAIC has revised the Suitability in Annuity Transactions Model Regulation #275 to require that all recommendations by insurers and agents act in the customers best interest, not to place their financial interest ahead of the consumers.   
Blue Cross Blue Shield / In-home Medical Care

Landmark Health and Blue Cross Blue Shield of Rhode Island announce their collaboration to bring in-home medical care to members with multiple, complex chronic conditions helping to lower mortality rates, costs, ER visits, and hospitalizations.
American National / Indexed Products

American National launches two new indexed products.  The ANICO Strategy Indexed Annuity (ASIA) PLUS 7 and 10 includes flexible premiums and a new index strategy, and their new Signature Performance Indexed Universal Life (IUL) includes new crediting strategies and accelerated benefit riders.
Sammons Financial / Indexed Universal Life

Members of Sammons Financial, North American Company and Midland National, both launch new indexed universal life products which build cash value quickly and ensuring beneficiaries are covered.