LTC Insurance

As discussed in the previous blog about the Basics of Long-term care, long-term care services can help meet health or personal needs for people who have a chronic illness or disability. The services can be provided at home, in the community, in assisted living, or in nursing homes. Depending on how much long-term care people […]

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The Affordable Care Act will prohibit health insurance companies from charging more for women. However long-term-care insurance is not covered by those rules. As a result insurance firms may start charging differential premiums based on gender, which could be 40% more for women. The Affordable Care Act puts in place strong consumer protections, provides new […]

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Rising administrative costs, medical technology, and prescriptive drugs are among the factors that account for the rising cost of medical care in the United States.  Seniors and older adults are turning to more affordable options and medical tourism offers one of these options.  It is estimated by Patients Beyond Borders, a medical travel organization, that […]

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