Trends in long term care insurance purchasing are shifting

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According to the main industry association, people are choosing lower inflation growth options. The American Association for Long Term Care Insurance (AALTCI) has now reported on the outcomes of its 2014 study that has determined that buyers are significantly changing their buying patterns when it comes to this type of coverage. Previous years had seen customers purchasing choices that gave a 5 percent annual boost to initial benefits. However, according to Jesse Slome, the director of the association, “In years past consumers favored policies that included an option that increased…

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Long term care insurance customers prefer home care

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Research has shown that this is the preferred way to use the benefits when it is possible. When it comes to the buyers and users of long term care insurance policies, studies are showing that the benefits are primarily being used for home care as opposed to residence in a nursing home or other form of assisted living facility. It is the type of coverage that people don’t like to think about and that they hesitate to buy. However, among those who do buy it, certain trends are being identified…

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Chronically ill patients can receive patient for life insurance from The Hartford

Chronically ill clients of The Hartford can now benefit from a new patient for life insurance system that has been awarded to the insurer, to advance the death benefit of a policy in order to offer those patients an income. For the first time in the insurance industry, consumers will be able to obtain an income from the LifeAccess Accelerated Benefit Rider® system, which provides chronically ill patients with an income that they can use for whatever they want, including paying family or friends to provide them with home care.…

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