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Long-Term Care Insurance Articles

Long-Term Care Insurance: An Introduction

With nursing home care in some parts of the country costing as much as $10,000 a month, a long-term need for care can deplete even the best-planned estate. 

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Long-Term Care Hybrid Products Give Buyers More Options

With many people unwilling to purchase long-term care insurance policies due to the cost, insurers are rolling out new products ..

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Long-Term Care Insurance Partnership Policies

Many middle-income people have too much money to qualify for Medicaid but can't afford a pricey long-term care insurance policy. 

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The Tax Deductibility of Long-Term Care Insurance Premiums

Premiums for "qualified" long-term care insurance policies are tax deductible to the extent that they, along with other unreimbursed medical expenses (including Medicare premiums), exceed a certain percentage of the insured's adjusted gross income. 

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How to Reduce Long-Term Care Insurance Costs

While long-term care insurance can be a good way to pay for a nursing home stay or a home health care worker, it doesn't come cheap. 

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5 Tips on Deciding Whether to Buy Long-Term Care Insurance

One of the most difficult decisions in long-term care planning is whether to purchase long-term care insurance (LTCI) and which of the wide variety of products to purchase.

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IRS Issues Long-Term Care Premium Deductibility Limits for 2014

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) is increasing the amount taxpayers can deduct from their 2014 taxes ... 

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Which Spouse Should Get Long-Term Care Insurance Coverage?

Often, a married couple will be able to afford coverage for only one spouse.

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