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Long-Term Care Insurance: The Essentials

  • May 10th, 2005
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Metropolitan Life Insurance Company. Long-Term Care Insurance: The Essentials. Price: Free. Click on book to download.

The MetLife Mature Market Institute has put out a free booklet, with information on long-term care insurance. The booklet, which can be downloaded for free from their Web site, provides information on the following topics, among others:

  • The definition and costs of long-term care.
  • The various methods of paying for long-term care, including private insurance, Medicaid, Medicare, and long-term care insurance.
  • How to figure out what type of long-term care insurance to buy.
  • An overview of the different policies and coverage, with an explanation of reimbursement, indemnity, and disability policies.
  • Information on how to evaluate a long-term care insurance company.

If you are thinking about purchasing long-term care insurance, the booklet provides a good overview in an easy-to-understand question-and-answer format. . It will familiarize you with how long-term care insurance works and what it covers.

The MetLife Mature Market Institute is MetLife's information and policy resource center on issues related to aging, retirement, long-term care, and the mature market. MetLife markets long-term care insurance policies. For a copy of the booklet, click here. There are separate booklets for Oklahoma and Texas.

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