Long Term Care Blog

Blog Archive for January 2014

Arthritis and Long Term Care Insurance Underwriting

| Jack Lenenberg

Arthritis Long Term Care Underwriting

Arthritis history, for long term care insurance underwriters, is a diagnosis that must be carefully underwritten.

In recent long term care claims data prepared by the Society of Actuaries arthritis is the leading cause by diagnosis for home...

Long term care costs continue to outpace inflation

| Jack Lenenberg

Should I Buy Long Term Care InsuranceGenworth Financial has released its 2014 Cost of Long Term Care Survey this month and the survey shows the cost of long term care facility services continues to rise at a rate higher than the inflation index creating significant financial planning...

Group challenges gender-based long term care insurance rates

| Jack Lenenberg

Ltc Gender Based RatesA non-profit legal organization has filed suit alleging that the recently instituted practice of private insurance companies charging women higher rates for long term care insurance violates Section 1557 of the Affordable Care Act.

The National...