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Insurance Industry Fighting to Remove Kennedy's LTC Plan From Health Reform

A proposal to establish a new national long-term care insurance program is under attack by the insurance industry ...

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Long-Term Care Program Is Casualty of "Fiscal Cliff" Deal

The final budget deal Congress passed to avert the “fiscal cliff” repeals a long-term care insurance program that would have helped keep the elderly and disabled out of nursing homes and off the Medicaid rolls.  In its place, the budget bill establishes a commission to come up with an alternative plan to make long-term care available for those who need it. 

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How Likely Are You to Need Long-Term Care?

Planning for retirement and deciding whether to buy long-term care insurance would be a lot easier if you knew your odds of needing long-term care, as well as at what age and for how long.

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New Insurance Offers Coverage in Case of a Long Life

People are living longer and longer.With increased longevity comes a fear that retirement savings won't last.Annui...

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How Parents Can Provide for a Caregiver Child

Taking care of a parent can be a full-time job.Children may have to give up paying jobs in order to provide care to aging parents.

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Make Sure Your Life Insurance Is Not Taxed at Your Death

Although your life insurance policy may pass to your heirs income tax-free, it can affect your estate tax...

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Report Looks at What People Are Paying for Long-Term Care Insurance

More than a third of individuals who recently purchased long-term care insurance are paying less than $1,499 ...

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Obama Backing Plan to Include Modest Long-Term Care Insurance in Health Reform

President Barack Obama has given his support to a proposal for new national long-term care insurance program that would offer basi...

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