John Hancock announces re-entry into individual long-term care insurance in California

John Hancock has announced that it will be resuming its place as a part of the California individual long-term care insurance marketplace, starting on February…

Choosing the right long-term care policy to cover your needs

The percentage of people who have purchased life insurance has currently reached a figure that is lower than it has been in half a century,…

At what age should consumers purchase long-term care insurance?

Among individuals younger than the age of 50, it is quite common to believe that long-term care insurance is something that they won’t really need…

Long-Term health care plan axed by the Department of Health and Human Services

Last week, the Obama administration announced that it will be cancelling the long-term care insurance program that would have been created from the Affordable Care…

Department of Health and Human Services casts a wary eye at CLASS

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services is currently reviewing a new report concerning the longevity of the Community Living Assistance Services and Support…

Most Asset Based Long-Term Care Purchases Are Over Age 65 – Two Thirds Of New Single-Pay Life+LTC Policy Sales Are Over $100,000

The sale of asset-based long-term care insurance protection grew significantly according to research by the American Association for Long-Term Care Insurance (www.aaltci.org) the national trade…

Government Study Examines Long-Term Care Insurance Rate Increases – Only 1.6% Drop Coverage; 23% Actually Pay Less

PRESS RELEASE: A report released on August 16th by the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) examines the impact of rate increases on long-term care insurance…