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Latest American Association for Long-Term Care Insurance Stories

2014-01-14 12:27:10

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A healthy 55-year-old man can expect to pay 15 percent less for long term care insurance coverage compared to last year. A married couple, both age-60, faces a seven percent increase according to a just-published report. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140114/DC45345) "Costs have risen slightly for couples, increased more significantly for single women but have actually decreased for men reports Jesse Slome,...

2013-12-03 12:26:05

Increased Interest, Reports American Association for Long Term Care Insurance LOS ANGELES, Dec. 3, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- An increasing number of consumers are exploring long term care insurance options that accept individuals with existing health conditions including diabetes, cancer, Parkinson's, Multiple Sclerosis and even osteoporosis with breaks and fractures. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20131203/DC26510) "There are millions of Americans who will not...

2013-03-04 08:28:53

Over 264,000 Receiving Benefits, Home Care Accounts For Half Of New Claims LOS ANGELES, March 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Some 264,000 individuals were receiving long term care insurance benefit payments as of December 31, 2012 according to a just-released report. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20121120/LA16219LOGO) "Insurers paid $6.6 billion in benefits last year to individuals needing care at home, in assisted living communities as well as in skilled nursing...

2012-09-05 02:32:35

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- A new study dispels the misperception that long term care insurance is purchased by and benefits only older individuals who need care as a result of conditions typically associated with aging. According to a just-released American Association for Long-Term Care Insurance study, the youngest claimant was 24-years-old when he began receiving benefit payments from his long term care insurance policy. The coverage was purchased at age 21 and the...

2012-04-24 02:29:58

LOS ANGELES, April 24, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- To protect against the risk of needing costly long-term care an increasing number of national insurance companies are offering protection that combines life insurance with potential long term care insurance benefits. According to the 2012 Buyer Study conducted by the American Association for Long-Term Care Insurance, these linked benefit (also called "combination") products are gaining favor with individuals in their 40s and 50s. The Association's...

2011-04-14 06:05:00

KIRKLAND, Wash., April 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- On April 3 in Las Vegas, Nevada, the "3 in 4 Need More" campaign -- run by the 3in4 Association -- made its second public appearance, following the first in Atlanta, Georgia, on March 8. This month's appearance took place during the 2011 LTCi Producers Summit, run by the American Association for Long-Term Care Insurance (AALTCI). The campaign seeks to inform Americans that health insurance isn't enough. Millions of us need more: some form...

2011-03-22 06:05:00

KIRKLAND, Wash., March 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- On Sunday, April 3 in Las Vegas, Nevada, the "3 in 4 Need More" campaign will make its second public appearance, following the first in Atlanta, Georgia, on March 8. The campaign seeks to inform Americans that health insurance isn't enough. Millions of us need more: some form of long-term care insurance or planning to cover longer-lasting illnesses and disabilities not covered by regular insurance or Medicare. "The awareness gap is huge,"...

2010-11-22 07:00:00

BRIGHTON, Mich., Nov. 22, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- November is Long-Term Care Awareness Month and even the U.S. Congress has urged "the people of the United States to recognize (this) as an opportunity to learn more about the potential risks and costs ... and the options available." Some 10 million Americans currently require long-term care according to the American Association for Long-Term Care Insurance (AALTCI) with annual expenditures exceeding $200 billion. "We're proud to support this...