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Baystate enacts long-term care insurance act

BOSTON – Yesterday, Gov. Deval Patrick signed Senate Bill No. 2359, An Act to Establish Standards for Long Term Care Insurance, into law — making Massachusetts the 42nd state in the nation to provide such consumer protections. “AARP thanks Gov. Patrick and the legislature for putting consumers first, and making much-needed long-term care insurance standards […]

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Long-term care insurance plan at risk

By Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar Even as leading Democrats offered assurances to the contrary, government experts repeatedly warned that a new long-term care insurance plan could go belly up, saddling taxpayers with another underfunded benefit program, according to emails disclosed by congressional investigators. Part of President Barack Obama’s health care law, the program is in limbo as […]

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Long-term care: Planning for the future

Long-term care is expensive, and Medicare does not cover the costs. And there are other reasons to plan ahead, to learn about your options for care before you need help. That way, if you need care suddenly, you and your family won’t have to scramble. Equally important, you won’t end up in a nursing home […]

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