Tag Archives: nursing home

Cost Of Long Term Care

Hello, A lot of people incorrectly assume that health insurance and Medicare will cover long term care. They cover medically necessary care for up to 100 days, or until you stop improving or stablize. After that, you’re on your own. … Continue reading

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30 States Have Laws Requiring Children to Repay Medicaid for Parents Care

Filial responsibility laws date back to 17th century English law requiring children to financially support their parents when they couldn’t support themselves. Because of age, or maybe an illness like Alzheimer’s, millions of Americans are no longer able to take … Continue reading

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What If Patients Decided How Their Nursing Home Would Run?

When asked how she feels about living at St. Camillus Health Center in Whitinsville, Mass., her home for 15 years, Alice Hallinan doesn’t hesitate. “I love it very much,” the 96-year-old says. “My daughter wants me to move closer to her, but … Continue reading

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Genworth Rate Increase in CA Not For Partnership

Genworth has increased premiums (PCS I) in California but not for California Partnership policies. California, New York, Connecticut, and Indiana are the four original Partnership states. Unlike the “new” Partnership states which were created after the passage of the Deficit … Continue reading

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Washington State Partnership

Washington State now has Partnership policies. Check out your state — and get a quote today.

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What if the company goes bankrupt?

Some people may worry “what if the insurance company goes out of business, what will happen to my policy?” Answer: Each state has a Guarantee Association composed of all insurers licensed to sell life insurance, health insurance, and annuities in … Continue reading

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John Hancock Now CA Partnership

John Hancock announced that its individual long-term care insurance would be available in California, beginning February 27, including both its new California Partnership policy and Custom Care III (non-Partnership). John Hancock joins Genworth in offering Partnership LTC policies in California. … Continue reading

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