John Hancock got it wrong, and now federal employees and retirees are paying the price. A very high price. Their cost for coverage in the Federal Long Term Care Insurance Program (FLTCIP) skyrocketed this year by an average of 83 percent, with some taking a 126 percent hit. The reasons for the huge increases? The […]
Most people won’t object to paying for most types of insurance: homeowners, health, life, auto, etc. While most people see a need for long term care insurance, once they receive a quote and see how much it actually costs, they are immediately turned off. But should the rate of long term care insurance be such […]
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SR Instruments, a leading manufacturer of purpose-built scales for hospitals, medical facilities, and long term centers, today announced that its flagship product line, SR Scales, has been selected as the preferred provider of portable wheelchair scales for all Life Care Centers of America institutions. Show More Summary
(Reuters Health) - Overweight adults with type 2 diabetes who can maintain their current weight may reduce their health care costs in the long term, a recent study suggests.
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Mary’s (name changed) mom has been at a long-term care facility for over five years. When Mary came to me, she transferred her investment account with her husband and her mom’s account (she had power of attorney) to my firm Alliance Wealth Management. We asked Mary what the goals were for her mom’s money, and she told […]
Three-fifths of enrollees in the Federal Long Term Care Insurance Program who are facing steep premium increases will be eligible to invoke a little-known feature of the program that will allow them to stop paying premiums but still keep some coverage, the Office of Personnel Management has said. The paid-up provision allows enrollees whose premium […]
Worried about how you'd pay for a long stay in a nursing home? These concerns aren't rare. The 2016 Insurance Barometer Study found that 58% of respondents worried they wouldn't have enough money to afford the costs of long-term care. Fortunately, there is an insurance product that can help ease...
Federal employees and retirees who participate in the Federal Long Term Care Insurance Program (FLTCIP) are in for some serious sticker shock. They pay the full cost of that insurance, and on Nov. 1, it will jump by up to 126 percent. The average increase will be 83 percent or $111 per month. That leaves retirees […]
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The truth about long term care includes (a) that it is expensive and (b) Medicare doesn't cover what most people need: help at home. Adult children need to have a conversation about how aging parents will pay for what about 70% of people over 65 are going to need. Show More Summary