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COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Updates



Webinar: How Life Insurance Carriers Are Navigating the COVID-19 Crisis
(April 1, 2020) ACLI President and CEO Susan Neely discusses how carriers are responding to the current crisis with AALU CEO Marc Cadin.


Speech at the NAIC Spring Meeting 2020
(March 20, 2020) ACLI CEO Susan Neely emphasized the preparedness of our industry to meet claims and the actions we are taking to help policyholders and communities in the wake of COVID-19. 


Letter to All Chief State Insurance Regulatory Officials 
(March 16, 2020) 
Letter from ACLI President and CEO Susan Neely: "Life insurers are ready, willing and able to meet their promises to policyholders in paying claims and assisting them with the benefits to which they are entitled."



Grace Period Principles
ACLI developed a set of principles (PDF) regarding grace periods and policyholder accommodations. (4/10/20)


ACLI webinar series on the impact of COVID-19 by ACLI Conferences.

COVID-19: Impact on Life Insurance, May 15

Life Insurance Post-COVID-19: Recovering from the Deluge, June 17


→ Read the most recent IMPACT articles related to COVID-19 here.

→ Read the most recent IMPACT articles related to#MeetingTheMoment here.

Life Insurers: Resilient And Strong For Americans
(Andrew Melnyk, 4/23/20) The COVID-19 pandemic is unprecedented for most people today, but not historically … Continue reading

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Protecting Essential Workers’ Income
(Lauryl Jackson, 4/22/20) Americans are adjusting to a “new normal” during the COVID-19 crisis. The life insurance industry is adjusting to meet their needs, too … Continue reading

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Life Insurers #MeetingTheMoment for Customers keyword: Grace Period
(Susan Neely, 4/17/20) For most of us, the COVID-19 pandemic is unprecedented. But life insurers exist to provide relief when times are tough. … Continue reading


Life Insurance and Small Business – A Force Multiplier
(Susan Neely, 4/14/20) According to an old expression, hard times reveal true friends. In this time of hardship, life insurers stand with America’s small business – true friends … Continue reading


Life Insurers #MeetingTheMoment for Employees
(Susan Neely, 4/10/20) Life insurers continue to provide vital assistance to their customers and the communities they serve during the COVID-19 pandemic … Continue reading


A Lifeline for COVID-19 Financial Hardship
(Susan Neely, 4/9/20) With so many Americans struggling financially due to COVID-19, Congress has passed three emergency packages to respond. As we recently detailed, its third effort, the CARES Act … Continue reading


Life Insurers #MeetingTheMoment during the COVID-19 Pandemic
(Susan Neely, 4/2/20) Life insurers are meeting the moment to help communities during the COVID-19 pandemic. Companies are working with state and local leaders, providing emergency meals … Continue reading


Fighting Back for Public Health and the Workforce 
(Susan Neely, 3/31/20) Across the nation, Americans have rolled up their sleeves to help others in the face of the unprecedented COVID-19 public health and economic crisis. Policymakers in state capitals … Continue reading


Countering Market Volatility 
(Jack Dolan, 3/6/20) Market volatility is especially unnerving after decades of working and saving. The antidote is smart, sound financial education, information and options. Fortunately … Continue reading


A Steady Hand Amid Coronavirus Concerns 
(Susan Neely, 3/3/20) It’s only natural that the spread of the coronavirus has got many people around the globe concerned about how to safeguard their health, and the health of their loved ones … Continue reading

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In response to COVID-19, we are #MeetingTheMoment.