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Sabrina Link

Life/Health Product Specialist, Cologne

Sabrina Link is the Product Specialist for long term care insurance in our Life/Health International Research & Development department. Based in Cologne, she is responsible for the product design and actuarial aspects of long term care insurance, in addition to extending Gen Re’s expertise in predictive modelling. Sabrina is a member of the German Actuarial Society (DAV).

  • Reframing the Shape of Long Term Care in Germany

    By Sabrina Link |Jul 13, 2017|English

    Long Term Care Insurance (LTCI) is designed to fund basic care needs in later life, such as washing and dressing. Regardless of where individuals receive this support in old age, how it is funded is a growing issue. In many countries, people may augment...

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  • Die Pflegereform 2017

    By Sabrina Link |Jul 13, 2017|Deutsch

    Zum Jahreswechsel 2016/2017 trat in Deutschland die größte Reform der gesetzlichen Pflegeversicherung (PSG II) in Kraft – mit Auswirkungen auch für die private Versicherungswirtschaft. Wesentliche Neuerungen Die gesetzliche Pflegeversicherung wurde...

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  • How Best to Defuse the Long Term Care Time Bomb?

    By Sabrina Link |Jul 19, 2015|English

    In today’s world, increasing life expectancy and decreasing fertility rates are piling pressure on social care systems. At the same time, traditional caregivers - typically daughters or daughters-in-law - are themselves engaged in long-term working careers....

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  • How to Breathe Life into Germany’s LTC Market - Survey

    By Sabrina Link |Mar 02, 2015|English

    Most countries in Europe are grappling with how best to provide long term care (LTC) for their elderly citizens in a way that’s both fair and sustainable. Germany is no exception, with the Federal Statistical Office forecasting an increase in the number...

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