U.S. Raise Long-Term Care Insurance Rates for Government Workers
The increases for new enrollees apply across all plan options in the country's largest LTCI program, but some coverage is expanding.
Top 15 Cheapest States for Long-Term Care Costs: 2014
Genworth’s 11th annual study provides data on the states with the lowest costs across a range of LTC services.
LTCI Payouts Rose 13% in 2013
Payouts could more than quadruple in the next 20 years, the American Association for Long Term Care Insurance predicted.
Effect of Gender-Based LTCI Prices Seen in New Index
As you would expect, men's cost is going down, while couples and women are paying more, according to the American Association for Long-Term Care Insurance.
Single Women Shopping for LTC Insurance Better Start Now
This spring, insurers started introducing new policies that charge single women between 40% and 60% more than their male counterparts, says AALTCI.
LTC Financing in Crisis, Commission Says
One long-term care expert calls the group's recommendations "Band-Aids," while another says they are a "step in the right direction."
Big Questions Lurk in LTC’s Future
LTC specialists are at odds over what recommendations they believe the Long-Term Care Commission will submit to Congress on Thursday.
Largest LTC Claim Tops $1.8 Million
The largest open claim on a long-term care insurance policy has paid nearly $2 million in benefits over more than 15 years, the American Association for Long-Term Care Insurance reported.
LTCI Benefits Exceed $6B in 2012
Insurers paid $6.6 billion in long-term care insurance benefits in 2012, according to the American Association for Long Term Care Insurance.
LTCI: Here Today, Gone Tomorrow?
The release in late September of a Moody’s Investors Service sector profile of long-term care insurance was filled with doom and gloom.