Long-Term Care Insurance Harder to Get, More Expensive as Care Costs Rise

Insurance company Genworth Financial published a new report Thursday on long-term care options and their costs for 2018 and the rate at which costs will rise over the next 15 years......»»

Category: blogSource: 247wallstNov 8th, 2018

CNA Financial Gains From Premium Growth, Costs on the Rise

CNA Financial (CNA) continues to impress with premium growth, better performing Long Term Care business and robust capital position. However, rising cos.....»»

Category: personnelSource: nytOct 9th, 2018

Pete the Planner: Long-term health care costs blow up couple's retirement planning

Most people should explore long-term care insurance, especially if they are concerned about their assets being diverted entirely to their medi.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodaySep 7th, 2018

The price of living longer: You could pay $100,000-plus a year for nursing home care

The cost of long term care continues to rise.....»»

Category: topSource: washpostNov 19th, 2018

Help Desk: Should you buy long-term care insurance?

While there are other options available, such as self-insuring, it’s important not to underestimate the substantial cost of long-term care......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 2nd, 2018

Long-term care policies loom over U.S. life insurance results

Big U.S. life insurers are bracing for elevated payouts to owners of long-term care policies, which cover expenses like assisted living for infirmed and elderly customers......»»

Category: topSource: reutersOct 26th, 2018

5 Long-Term Care Stats That Will Blow You Away

Buying long-term care insurance makes good sense for some people, but not all. Learn more about it and see if you may need it......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsSep 2nd, 2018

One Year Later, the NAIC Endorsement of Life Insurance Policies to Pay for Long Term Care Grows in Importance

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Category: topSource: foxnewsAug 25th, 2018

Called to Account: New accounting rule aims to solve problem highlighted by GE’s multi-billion-dollar insurance loss

GE’s $6.2 billion hit to income in January to catch up on losses on long-term care insurance contracts highlights the problem accounting standard-setters now say will be solved with some new rules, set to take full effect in 2021......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchAug 16th, 2018

Can Health Savings Accounts Be a Bulwark Against Long-Term Care Costs?

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Category: topSource: morningstarAug 9th, 2018

Americans Grossly Unprepared For Long-Term Care Costs

Less than half of Americans think they’ll ever need long-term care (i.e. nursing home, assisted living facili.....»»

Category: blogSource: valuewalkJul 31st, 2018

Americans woefully unprepared for long-term care costs

It’s impossible.....»»

Category: blogSource: valuewalkJul 25th, 2018

The cost of long-term-care insurance keeps rising

Huge premium increases are putting policyholders in a tough bind at a time when they're increasingly vulnerable.....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralMay 23rd, 2018

The cost of long-term-care insurance keeps rising

Huge premium increases are putting policyholders in a tough bind at a time when they're increasingly vulnerable.....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralMay 23rd, 2018

Encore: Is the Brexit mess linked to the Conservatives’ long-term care proposals?

Older people on both sides of the pond want to leave their house to their children......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 15th, 2019

Health-care costs in retirement continue to rise — here’s what you need to know

Millennials will need an extra half-million for health care in retirement.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 2nd, 2019

Next Avenue: How tax rules have changed if you’re over 65 or a caregiver

Deducting medical and long-term care expenses, tax credits for seniors, and who you can claim as a dependent......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 1st, 2019

Thinking of paying for long-term care from your IRA? Think again

Chances are a big portion of your retir.....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralMar 19th, 2019

Fewer People Are Strategizing With Prescription Drug Choices to Control Their Health Care Costs

The percentage of adults asking their doctors for less expensive choices even dropped. The U.S. has the highest drug prices in the world. Despite enormous expenses in research and marketing, pharmaceutical companies have the tenth highest profit.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneMar 19th, 2019

Blue Cross insurers in N Carolina, Oregon to mix leadership

Two Blue Cross Blue Shield insurers on both U.S. coasts will invest jointly in high-cost management technology and share insights into improving health care in a long-term agreement that will leave the companies as separate entities......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsMar 12th, 2019

Sanders" "Medicare-for-all" expands long-term care benefits

Sen. Bernie Sanders is raising the stakes of the "Medicare-for-all" debate by expanding his proposal to include long-term care......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsMar 8th, 2019