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Long-Term Care Insurer Bankers Life Sued for Elder Abuse in Oregon

A class action lawsuit has been filed in Oregon against Bankers Life and Casualty Co., charging that the long-term care insurer is guilty of elder abuse in denying and delaying payment of insurance claims.

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How Much Long-Term Care Insurance Should You Purchase?

A number of considerations go into how much long-term care insurance any consumer should buy. 

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ElderLaw 101

Long-Term Care Insurance and Medicaid Planning

While in large part people who purchase long-term care insurance and those who plan to qualify for Medicaid coverage of long-term care costs fall into separate groups, there are at least two situations where they overlap.

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ElderLaw 101

When Should You Purchase Long-Term Care Insurance?

The younger you purchase a policy, the lower the premiums will be. 

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ElderLaw 101

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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IRS Issues Long-Term Care Premium Deductibility Limits for 2015

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) is increasing the amount taxpayers can deduct from their 2015 taxes as a result of buying long-term care insurance.

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IRS Issues Long-Term Care Premium Deductibility Limits for 2016

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) is increasing the amount taxpayers can deduct from their 2016 taxes as a result of buying long-term care insurance.

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Book Review: Protecting Your Family with Long-Term Care Insurance

Long-term care is expensive and only getting more so.

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