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Subject:  Re: Long-Term Care Insurance Date:  4/8/2012  9:46 PM
Author:  BruceCM Number:  70515 of 80396

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You might want to think about this, carefully (this post is a bit long, but it might be in your interst to read my thoughts)

Qualified LTCI is a result of HIPAA of 1996, with the first policies, as I recall, being sold in 1998. Prior to that, it was often called "Nursing Home" or "After Hospitalization" insurance, whose coverage varied widely between carriers. HIPAA standardized important provisions of LTCI, to i