Long term care insurance most common claim is Alzheimer’s disease

Long Term Care Insurance

This form of dementia causes a significant percentage of LTC nursing home claims. According to an American Association for Long Term Care Insurance report, the leading cause of nursing home claims paid for by this type of coverage is Alzheimer’s disease. Just over one quarter of LTC insurance claims are the result of the mental illness. Data from the Alzheimer’s Association has shown that at the moment, there are 5.4 million people in the United States with the condition, and that one out of every eight older Americans has it.…

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