Long term care insurance premiums vary broadly, but are higher overall

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The rates that are being paid for this coverage are dependent on a very large number of factors. A recently released industry report has shown that while the rates for long term care insurance have been rapidly on the rise, the premiums themselves vary broadly depending on a number of different factors that go into the calculations. The report showed that this year, the average rise for LTC insurance premiums was close to 9 percent. At the same time, even though the rates for long term care insurance have been…

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Long term care insurance opportunities help to offer greater savings

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The option for guaranteed purchase helps to keep costs down, but it is important to watch for varying provisions. The latest new options in long term care insurance are now providing people in their fifties and sixties with the opportunity to lower the expense associated with their coverage by hundreds of dollars every year. This may help people to be able to buy the coverage they need at a price that can fit within their budgets. Jesse Slome, the American Association for Long Term Care Insurance (AALTCI) director “The Guaranteed…

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Long term care insurance rates increases for women can be minimized

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An industry group has recommended ways for female consumers to gain more affordable coverage. The American Association for Long Term Care Insurance has released an announcement that recommends that women who wish to purchase cheaper coverage will need to do so quickly as their opportunity to act before a premiums increase is running out. A new sex-distinct pricing format is about to be implemented, which will increase premiums by 20 to 40 percent. According to the American Association for Long Term Care Insurance (AALTCI) director, Jesse Slome, “Women have an…

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Long term care insurance costs are higher for women

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Female policyholders typically generate higher expenses, meaning premiums could rise. A long term care insurance policy has never been an inexpensive product, but as data continues to show that women bring in much greater expenses on their plans, it could mean that premiums are about to change. This could mean that the coverage may become much more costly for female consumers. Until now, long term care insurance companies have been charging the same premiums to their clients, regardless of their gender. These plans help policyholders to pay for the cost…

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Long term care insurance rates are on the rise

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Prices are increasing for new policies in both individual and group plans. Experts in the coverage industry are now saying that the price of a long term care insurance policy is currently on the way up. The risk is that it may cause them to become cost prohibitive for the middle class The price increases for new policies of long term care insurance aren’t climbing only in individual coverage, but many group policies are also on the rise. In fact, when compared to five years ago, there has been an…

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