Consumer Actions Following Long-Term Care Insurance Premium Rate Increases Reported by AALTCI

The overwhelming majority of consumers experiencing a premium increase on their long-term care insurance chose to pay the higher premium. The findings of a new analysis were released today by the American Association for Long-Term Care Insurance. "Between 50 and 60 percent of policyholders... - May 18, 2022

Hybrid Long-Term Care Insurance Tips for Business Owners Shared by AALTCI

A new video shares tips for business owners considering hybrid long-term care insurance. Posted by the American Association for Long-Term Care Insurance, the video focuses on ways to maximize the tax-deductible benefits. "Business owners continue to overlook some of the enormous tax... - May 06, 2022

Long-Term Care Insurance Association Launches Linked-Benefit Video Library

An online video library focused on linked-benefit long-term care insurance has been launched by the American Association for Long-Term Care Insurance. “Around half of the consumers phone calls we currently receive involve questions about linked benefit long-term care insurance... - April 16, 2022

Long-Term Care Insurance Options After Age 75 Explained by Association

New information will educate individuals age 75 or older who are considering long-term care insurance. theAmerican Association for Long-Term Care Insurance will assist consumers seeking information and comparisons of leading linked-benefit long-term care insurance. "We regularly hear from... - April 14, 2022

2022 Linked-Benefit Long-Term Care Insurance Price Index Released by Association

The first price index comparing leading linked-benefit long-term care insurance costs and benefits was released today by the American Association for Long-Term Care Insurance. "With linked-benefit policies now outselling traditional long-term care insurance, consumers are requesting more... - April 06, 2022

Long-Term Care Insurance Association Launches New Linked Benefit Resource Center

A new online resource center focused on linked benefit long-term care insurance has been launched by the American Association for Long-Term Care Insurance. "Linked benefit long-term care insurance is now the favored choice of consumers buying protection," states Jesse Slome, director of... - April 01, 2022

Medicare Pays More for Long-Term Care Reports Association

Medicare paid $28.1 billion for skilled nursing facility services in 2020. The information was shared today by the director of the American Association for Long-Term Care Insurance. “The latest information from the just-published report to Congress reveals some important information worth... - March 20, 2022

Long-Term Care Insurance Association to Launch New Claims Resource Center

A new Long-Term Care Insurance Claims Resource Center is being launched by the American Association for Long-Term Care Insurance. "We are receiving an increased number of questions from consumers and hearing from more family members who are having difficulty getting claims approved for their... - February 18, 2022

Nursing Home Care Expenditures to Grow Reports Long-Term Care Insurance Association

Out-of-pocket paid expenditures for nursing care facilities will grow significantly in the years ahead according to the American Association for Long-Term Care Insurance. "Total national expenditures are predicted to grow to $266.2 billion by 2028," states Jesse Slome, director of the... - February 05, 2022

2022 Short-Term Care Insurance Consumer Primer Posted by Association

An educational primer describing short-term care insurance and 2022 pricing examples has been released by the American Association for Long-Term Care Insurance. "Short-term care insurance is one of the best kept secrets for men and women who have issues when it comes to long-term care... - January 26, 2022

Long-Term Care Insurance Claims Paid Data Shared by Association

An analysis of over 5,000 long-term care insurance found that 80 was the mean age at time of claim according to the American Association for Long-Term Care Insurance. "People understand why they may need long-term care insurance," states Jesse Slome, director of the American Association... - January 23, 2022

2022 Long-Term Care Insurance Price Index Released by AALTCI

The annual price index for new long-term care insurance policies was published today by the American Association for Long-Term Care Insurance (AALTCI). “Prices for new long-term care insurance have remained stable,” reports Jesse Slome, AALTCI’s director. The annual report... - January 07, 2022

Home Care Provider Ad Opportunities Announced by Long-Term Care Insurance Association

National and regional home care services are being offered a special opportunity to reach consumers via the American Association for Long-Term Care Insurance’s website. "The vast majority of consumers want and receive long-term care in their own home,” explains Jesse Slome,... - January 05, 2022

Association Extends Overseas Adventure Travel Discount Offer for 2022

The special discount offer program with leading tour organizers was extended for 2022 by the American Association for Long-Term Care Insurance (AALTCI). “We know that our members and seniors who like to travel also like to save,” says Jesse Slome, AALTCI’s director. “We are... - January 03, 2022

Long-Term Care Insurance Claims Paid in 2021 Grow by $700 Million Reports AALTCI

The nation’s long-term care insurers paid out $12.3 Billion in claims during 2021. That represents a significant increase over prior years according to the American Association for Long-Term Care Insurance (AALTCI). “Take note if you doubt the value of long-term care insurance... - December 29, 2021

Long-Term Care Insurance Top-10 States Reported by AALTCI

California remains the state with the most individuals covered by a long-term care insurance policy according to the latest data shared by the American Association for Long-Term Care Insurance. “Just over 600,000 Californians have a traditional long-term care insurance policy,” cites... - December 22, 2021

Washington’s Long-Term Care Insurance Program Put on Hold

The Washington State long-term care program was put on hold today according to information shared by the American Association for Long-Term Care Insurance. “Governor Inslee and the state’s legislative leaders agreed to delay the WA Cares payroll tax on employees,” shared Jesse... - December 19, 2021

Top Long-Term Care Insurance Companies Shared by AALTCI

The nation’s 10 largest long-term care insurance companies have over 73 percent of all covered lives according to the American Association for Long-Term Care Insurance. “A relatively few companies account for the majority of in force policies,” reports Jesse Slome, director of... - December 17, 2021

AALTCI Reports Long-Term Care Insurance Claims Probability for Men

A 65-year-old man who lives to age 90 faces a 51 percent likelihood of needing long-term care according to the American Association for Long-Term Care Insurance. A woman living to age 90 faces a 58 percent likelihood. "Living a long life comes with the increased risk of needing long-term... - December 10, 2021

Long-Term Care Insurance Claims Probability Reported by Association

A 65-year-old woman who lives to age 90 faces a 58 percent likelihood of needing long-term care according to the American Association for Long-Term Care Insurance. "If you live a long life the risk of needing long-term care increases dramatically," shares Jesse Slome, director of the... - December 03, 2021

Age When Long-Term Care Insurance Claims Begin Reported by AALTCI

Half of long-term care insurance claims begin when policyholders are in their 80s according to data reported today by the American Association for Long-Term Care Insurance. "Millions of Americans are living into their 80s, 90s and even 100s," explains Jesse Slome, director of the... - November 28, 2021

Association Launches Campaign Focused on Long-Term Care Insurance Claims

An awareness and educational campaign focused on long-term care insurance claims is being initiated by the American Association for Long-Term Care Insurance. "If you want to know how much long-term care insurance protection to buy, it's helpful to know how and how much insurance benefits... - November 26, 2021

Association Reports That Disabled Individuals Can Purchase Long-Term Care Insurance

Individuals with disabilities or disabled car placards may be able to qualify for long-term care insurance according to the American Association for Long-Term Care Insurance. "This is a question frequently posed to us by consumers and little information exists," shares Jesse Slome,... - November 25, 2021

IRS Fails to Increase Tax Deductible Limits for Long-Term Care Insurance Reports AALTCI

For the first time the Internal Revenue Service has not raised tax-deductible limits for long-term care insurance according to the American Association for Long-Term Care Insurance (AALTCI). “Tax deductibility is one of the best-kept secrets and benefits potentially for millions of... - November 14, 2021

Long-Term Care Insurance Association Director Releases Washington State Update

Remarks and updated information regarding the Washington State long-term care initiative were released today by Jesse Slome, director of the American Association for Long-Term Care Insurance. "There is a lot of attention being focused on the Washington imitative," shares Jesse Slome,... - November 07, 2021

Long-Term Care Insurance Association Launches Effort Targeting Business Owners

A significant number of business owners are not familiar with tax-advantaged long-term care planning options. Costs for this important protection may be fully tax deductible according to the American Association for Long-Term Care Insurance. - November 04, 2021

Long-Term Care Insurance Association Marks 20th Anniversary of Awareness Month

The American Association for Long-Term Care Insurance is marking the 20th anniversary of Long-Term Care Awareness Month. "A month dedicated to creating awareness of this vital issue that impacts millions of Americans made enormous sense back in 2001," shares Jesse Slome, director of the... - November 03, 2021

Length of Long-Term Care Need Data Shared by AALTCI

Data on the length people may need long-term care was shared by the American Association for Long-Term Care Insurance. The information was reported as part of the organization's focus on Long-Term Care Awareness Month. "We believe an educated consumer is in everyone's best interest,"... - October 30, 2021

Long-Term Care Insurance Association Campaign Scores Awareness

The first consumer awareness campaign in conjunction with 2021 Long-Term Care Awareness Month has generated national media attention. The effort was undertaken by the American Association for Long-Term Care Insurance. "We hoped to kick-off Long-Term Care Awareness Month in a big way and I'm... - October 29, 2021

Long-Term Care Insurance Association Offers Awareness Month Banners

Banner artwork for Long-Term Care Awareness Month (November 2021) is being made available by the American Association for Long-Term Care Insurance (AALTCI). "This marks the 20th anniversary for the event which we created to generate heightened awareness among both insurance professionals and... - October 20, 2021

A Third of Long-Term Care Insurance Home Care Claimants Recover Reports AALTCI

Almost one in three individuals with long-term care insurance policies who initiate a home care claim recover, according to the American Association for Long-Term Care Insurance (AALTCI). "Many individuals mistakenly believe that most long-term care insurance claims are for care in skilled... - October 07, 2021

Washington Long-Term Care Insurance Options Ending Soon

Available long-term care insurance options for Washington state residents looking to request an exemption from the new tax are about to end. According to the American Association for Long-Term Care Insurance (AALTCI) consumers will soon find few, if any, options. "Consumers are mistaking the... - August 04, 2021

Long-Term Care Insurance Policy Sales Reported

The number of individuals purchasing traditional long-term care insurance in 2020 declined from prior years, according to the American Association for Long-Term Care Insurance (AALTCI). "Some 49,000 individuals purchased a traditional long-term care insurance policy," shared Jesse Slome,... - June 26, 2021

Long-Term Care Insurance Companies Limit Options for Washington Residents Reports AALTCI

Individuals looking for an exemption to avoid Washington State's new long-term care insurance tax will find fewer options according to the American Association for Long-Term Care insurance. "There are now only two traditional long-term care insurance companies offering policies through... - June 18, 2021

Long-Term Care Insurance Companies Change Rules for Washington Applicants Reports AALTCI

Washington residents will soon face an added payroll tax unless they have long-term care insurance coverage in place. According to the American Association for Long-Term Care Insurance three leading insurers have just changed their policies for applicants. - May 30, 2021

Latest Long-Term Care Insurance Claims Data Shared by AALTCI

The average time from when an individual purchases long-term care insurance until they start a claim is just over 14 years according to the American Association for Long-Term Care Insurance (AALTCI). "Long-term care insurance pricing presumes you pay a smaller amount for a period of time and... - May 19, 2021

New Data Should be Shared with Couples Advocates Long-Term Care Insurance Association

The latest examination of long-term care insurance claims among couples shares valuable insights into how often spouses claim benefits. According to the American Association for Long-Term Care Insurance, actual usage is greatly exceeding prior expectations. - May 07, 2021

Higher Long-Term Care Insurance Couples Discount Ending Reports AALTCI

As an inducement for couples to both purchase long-term care insurance, discounts of up to 30 percent have been available. "Leading insurers offer significant discounts for married couples or partners," explains Jesse Slome, director of the American Association for Long-Term Care... - May 01, 2021

Care Issues for Medicare Beneficiaries Reported by Long-Term Care Insurance Association

Nearly half of Medicare beneficiaries living at home report one disability posing a potential need for care reports the American Association for Long-Term Care Insurance (AALTCI). "When you live a long life, there is a real risk that you'll need assistance with daily activities like walking,... - April 23, 2021

Insurance State Guaranty Updated Levels Posted by Long-Term Care Insurance Association

Consumers who purchase insurance are not aware of important protections in the very rare case that an insurer faces financial failure shares the director of the American Association for Long-Term Care Insurance (AALTCI). "Anyone with a bank savings account has heard of the FDIC which ensures... - April 18, 2021

Time Expiring for Washington Residents in 30s and 40s to Avoid New Tax Warns Association

The nation’s first public state-operated long-term care insurance program starts imposing taxes January 2022. Employed individuals in Washington who want to avoid the new tax have only a few weeks left to explore the only available option according to the American Association for Long-Term... - April 02, 2021

Long-Term Care Insurance Tax Deductible Limits Compared

Premiums for long-term care insurance may be tax deductible but the applicable amounts can vary according to the American Association for Long-Term Care Insurance. Examples of tax deductible applicable premiums compares traditional and linked-benefit long-term care insurance options. - March 31, 2021

Long-Term Care Insurance Association Addresses Health Qualification Issues

Consumers can get important information on health conditions that may be acceptable when applying for long-term care insurance. According to the American Association for Long-Term Care Insurance consumers want to avoid being declined for coverage due to existing or prior health issues. - March 27, 2021

Home Care Insurance Video Library Launched for Agents by Long-Term Care Insurance Association

Insurance agents who market short-term care and home care insurance solutions will benefit from a new video library being hosted by the American Association for Long-Term Care Insurance. - March 11, 2021

Discount Offers for Seniors Made Available by Long-Term Care Insurance Association

Savings and discounts that can benefit seniors are now being made available by the American Association for Long-Term Care Insurance. - February 22, 2021

Long-Term Care Insurance Association Partners to Help Consumers with Claims Problems

The American Association for Long-Term Care Insurance has announced a special effort to support and assist insurance policyholders with claims questions or a need for greater assistance in the long-term care insurance claim filing process. - February 20, 2021

Long-Term Care Insurance Policy Usage Projections Reported by AALTCI

The likelihood of using a long-term care insurance policy purchased at age 65 is 50 percent according to data released by the American Association for Long-Term Care Insurance. - February 19, 2021

Number of Linked-Benefit Long-Term Care Insurance Policies Grows Reports AALTCI

The number of in-force linked-benefit annuity or life insurance policies has likely surpassed 600,000 according to the American Association for Long-Term Care Insurance. AALTCI's director shares comparative prices for consumers. - January 30, 2021

2020 Long-Term Care Insurance Paid Claim Payments Rise Reports AALTCI

In 2020 the nation's long-term care insurance companies paid out a record $11.6 Billion in claim benefits, according to data reported by the American Association for Long-Term Care Insurance. - January 28, 2021

Long-Term Care Insurance Cost of Waiting Index Released by AALTCI

The cost of delaying when you purchase long-term care insurance can be as much as 147 percent according to new data released by the American Association for Long-Term Care Insurance (AALTCI). "The cost for long-term care insurance is based on your age when you apply among other factors,"... - January 21, 2021

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