Va. SCC reviewing long-term care insurance rules

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The State Corporation Commission is reviewing rules governing long-term care insurance to determine whether revisions are needed.

The SCC said Tuesday that it is seeking public comment on the rules.

Comments and suggestions also are being sought on a recent report by the SCC’s Bureau of Insurance.

The report identified reasons why rates have increased for many policyholders in recent years.

The SCC says in a news release that it directed the Bureau of Insurance to study premium rate increases since 2009. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language, racial slurs or consistent name calling will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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