Lincoln Memorial Life Insurance Company (Lincoln Memorial), Memorial Service Life Insurance Company (Memorial Service), and National Prearranged Services, Inc. (NPS) were placed in receivership in Texas on May 14, 2008. The liquidation order was finalized on October 22, 2008. Most of the insurance policies sold by Lincoln Memorial and Memorial Service are related to pre-need funeral contracts consumers purchased through NPS.
Jo Ann Howard is the Special Deputy Receiver (SDR) for the three companies, and her office can be reached at info@LincolnMemorialLife.com. For policyholder inquiries, call 512.328.0075. Here are some links for more information:
Lincoln Memorial Life Insurance Company website
General information, court documents, answers to frequently asked questions, etc.
Texas Department of Insurance (TDI) website
General information, frequently asked questions, press reports, etc.
Guaranty association coverage is coordinated on a state-by-state basis, with coverage usually being provided by the association in your state of residence, regardless of where you purchased your policy. Policyholders should contact their state guaranty association with any questions they have about their policies. The drop-down menu below will take you to your state association's Web site, which provides answers to frequently asked questions and contact information.
The liquidator, by court order, becomes the sole owner of the company's assets and administers the estate of the company.
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NAIC Number: 69833
An NAIC number is a five-digit number assigned to every insurance company by the NAIC (National Association of Insurance Commissioners). Because each company has its own unique number, the NAIC number can be used to identify a particular company.
Domiciliary State: Texas
The domiciliary state is the state in which an insurance company is incorporated or organized.
Rehabilitation Date: May 14, 2008
Liquidation Date: September 22, 2008