BELLEVUE, WASH., May 22, 2012—Nine elite producers of Long Term Care Associates, Inc. (LTCA) were recognized by the American Association for Long-Term Care Insurance, the national trade organization, as recipients of the industry's 2012 National LTC Insurance Achievement Award.

"There are currently 40,000 insurance and financial professionals who market long-term care insurance," says Jesse Slome, the Association's executive director. By ranking its leading producers within the organization's Top 200 for the 4th consecutive year, LTCA has maintained its tradition of fielding agents among the nation's Top 1%.

LTCA's Achievement Award Winners for 2012 include:

  • Richard Wierman
  • Richard Nathanson
  • Carol Guilbault
  • Edna Martin
  • Kathy Halverson
  • Richard Herman
  • Susan MacMillan
  • Larry Selix
  • Jessica Clark

When asked what motivates LTCA's producers to distinction year after year, senior vice-president Stephen D. Forman responded, "I've found that most of our clients are searching for a knowledgeable advisor who can offer unbiased information and advice, as well as a variety of carriers and products from which to choose. By virtue of their affiliation with LTCA, our elite producers are able to do just that. It's a formula that has obviously proven very successful."

To work with an elite producer near you, please call LTCA at 1-800-704-9233 or via email

About LTCA

With roots dating back to 1972, Long Term Care Associates, Inc. (LTCA) has now entered its 5th decade focused exclusively in the LTC insurance marketplace. Headquarted in Bellevue, WA, the company is proud to serve over five million members of sponsoring organizations, and count the claim payments to its clientele in the tens of millions of dollars

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Stephen D. Forman, CLTC
Senior Vice-President

Long Term Care Associates, Inc.
11900 NE 1st St., #115
Bellevue, WA 98005

425-462-9500 ext. 205