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McNees Wallace & Nurick LLC: Planning and Paying for Long-Term Care (Part 3 in a series: Long-Term Care Insurance)
Posted on 13 Dec 2011 by McNees Wallace & Nurick LLC

By Scott Alan Mitchell As the name implies, long-term care insurance (LTCI) is an insurance policy that individuals can purchase to pay for some or all of the costs of long-term care. LTCI often covers not only skilled nursing care but also ... Read More

Long-term Care Partnership Program and Medicaid
Posted on 27 Jul 2010 by Sandra L. Smith

Long-term care partnership programs encourage the purchase of private long-term care insurance as the primary source of funding of long-term care for the participant. This is because the program enables insurers to offer specially crafted long-term... Read More

Combination Long-term Care Products
Posted on 12 Mar 2010 by Lisa Johnson

A recent Financial Planning Magazine article discusses new tax laws that may increase the popularity of combining life insurance and annuities with long-term care insurance. Long-term care ("LTC") insurance sales have been in a decline... Read More

McNees Wallace & Nurick LLC: Planning and Paying for Long-Term Care (Part 3 in a series: Long-Term Care Insurance)
Posted on 13 Dec 2011 by McNees Wallace & Nurick LLC

By Scott Alan Mitchell As the name implies, long-term care insurance (LTCI) is an insurance policy that individuals can purchase to pay for some or all of the costs of long-term care. LTCI often covers not only skilled nursing care but also assisted... Read More

Survey of Long Term Care Costs for 2010
Posted on 18 Jun 2010 by Sandra L. Smith

Nearly two-thirds of Americans 65 years of age and over will eventually require some form of long-term care. This care can be nursing home care, assisted living care, or in-home care. Whatever the setting, the care is extremely expensive and can deplete... Read More