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Who Will Benefit from the New Medicare Policy Change?

This ruling could have a profund impact on the lives of Medicare beneficiaries who need the care of a skilled professional ...

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Retiring Abroad with a Long-Term Care Insurance Policy

As more people consider retiring abroad, questions are arising about how an overseas retirement will affect long-term care insurance benefits.

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Parents' Medical History May Make Long-Term Care Insurance More Expensive

Your parents' health could be one of the many factors that long-term care insurance providers take into account when deciding how ...

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Obama Administration Gives Up on Long-Term Care Insurance Program

The Obama administration has decided to halt implementation of the CLASS Act, a proposed national long-term care insurance program...

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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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Costs of Some New Long-Term Care Insurance Policies Rise in Latest Survey

A couple who are both age 60 and who purchase new long-term care insurance coverage can expect to pay between 6 and 9 percent more compared to a year ago according to the 2017 Long Term Care Insurance Price Index.

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