CSG Actuarial announces today new additions to its Medicare Supplement competitive database. Effective September 1, 2011, Modernized Medicare Supplement plans for the following company/state combinations have been added to the database:

· Colonial Penn – Ohio
· Continental General – Pennsylvania
· CSA Fraternal – Ohio
· Forethought Life – Missouri
· Globe Life – Ohio, Pennsylvania
· KPS Medical Plans – Washington
· Pekin Life – National Rates
· Physicians Mutual – Ohio, Pennsylvania
· Reserve National – Ohio
· Summa Insurance – Ohio
· Thrivent Financial – Ohio
· USAA – Ohio
· Washington National – National Rates

In addition, a number of companies have filed and received approval of rate increases on Modernized Medicare Supplement plans effective January 1, 2011 or later. The companies and the average rate increases are shown below:

Company Average Rate Increase** Effective Date
American Continental 0.00% 9/1 – 10/1/2011
Assured Life 9.90% 8/17/2011
Bankers Fidelity 8.00% 6/6 – 6/8/2011
BCBS 9.05% 8/1/2011
Columbian Mutual 11.29% 8/1/2011
Family Life 15.40% 8/1 – 10/1/2011
GPM Life 11.76% 9/1 – 10/1/2011
KSKJ 15.00% 11/1 – 12/1/2011
Loyal American 12.00% 10/2/2011
Medico 8.50% 9/1 – 10/1/2011
Royal Neighbors 9.67% 7/1 – 10/1/2011
UCT 9.20% 7/1 – 9/1/2011

CSG continues to monitor the Medicare Supplement marketplace and strives to provide the most up-to-date competitive intelligence in the industry. Our database currently includes competitive information on over 75 companies offering Medicare Supplement insurance. For more information please contact CSG Actuarial, by phone at (402) 502-7747, by email at info@csgactuarial.com. Visit us online at www.csgactuarial.com.

**Average Rate Increases not applicable in all states carrier is present.
**Average Rate Increases not applicable to all Modernized Medicare Supplement Plans each carrier offers.
**Average Rate Increase is based upon average of cumulative rate differentials within effective date range of each specific carrier.

For a personalized Medicare Supplement Competitive Intelligence Guide please contact CSG Actuarial, LLC.