Long Term Care

Long Term Care Industry News & Legislation Articles

Long Term Care Insurance NewsThe Long Term Care industry is bustling with all kinds of news, new legislations and other helpful pieces of information. In our news section we will chronicle some of the most recent and important ones to keep you up-to-date on the industry.

Latest Long Term Care Insurance News

Getting the Lowdown on Long-Term Care Insurance No Longer Laborious Thanks to Tech-Savvy Agents

It used to require lengthy in-home meetings; now it can be online or by phone and as fast as one, two, three, according to a consumer alert from ACSIA Partners. See how it's done »

Tax Puzzle: Millions Expected to Forego Deductions as High as $4,750 for Long-Term Care Insurance

Every year 10's of millions pass up a few hundred to a few thousand dollars - tax deductions for owning long-term care insurance. How come?. See what they have to say »

Leading Long-Term Care Insurance Agency Doubles Worksite Sales

Their secret? Highlighting productivity benefits and providing a custom outreach and education program for each employer. Read full story »

Five Reasons to Give Yourself the Holiday Gift of Long-Term Care Insurance

If you're 50-plus, Denise Gott has some holiday advice for you. "Consider giving yourself the gift of long-term care insurance," she says. "It just might lift your spirits during the gift-giving season." Gott is CEO of ACSIA Partners, a leader in long-term care planning. Find out about these 5 reasons»

Savvy Siblings Discuss Long-Term Care at Thanksgiving Table

According to ACSIA Partners, Thanksgiving has become more than a time for getting together and renewing family bonds. It has also become a time to talk about the long-term care needs of aging parents. Read full press-release here»

Study on Recent Long Term Care Applications

We have released our study with summary data on Long Term Care insurance sales that indicates that marital discounts in place in the Long Term Care insurance industry act as strong proxies for gender based ratings and that gender based ratings in addition to these discounts may not produce significant improvement of carrier results. Follow this link to read the full study on Long Term Care Apps»

Long term care CLASS Act officially repealed

Jan/12 - The long term care CLASS act was officially repealed within the American Taxpayer Relief Act. Commission on Long Term Care established to seek improvements in the LTC marketplace.
More about long term care commission and Class Act.

Long term care prices and women
- gender-based pricing on horizon in 2013

Dec/12 - Long term care insurance prices may increase for women in certain circumstances in 2013. Major carriers are considering gender-based pricing. There are still ways to save on LTC insurance but women may want to consider applying now before increases take effect.
More about gender-based long term care insurance pricing.

Latest LTC News on the Web

Who pays for nursing home care?

It may be you-if your state has a filial support law. Some nursing homes use such laws to force adult children to pay for their parents' care. Click to see a state by state breakdown and more details.

Shortage in the LTC Workforce

AHCA/NCAL Applaud Legislation Addressing Nation's Long Term Care Workforce Shortage - An article discussing legislation addressing the upcoming shortage of Long Term Care workers