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Subject:  Re: Long-Term Care Insurance Date:  4/9/2012  3:53 PM
Author:  Hawkwin Number:  70520 of 76395

In general, they said that LTC was only a good value if you had less than $1,000,000 in assets.

There is a sweet spot; usually more that $300,000 but less than $2 mil. If you don't have any assets, then there is no reason for insurance since medicaid kicks in.

Even at $5000-$6000 per month for an Alzheimer's unit, a million dollars lasts a long time.


You might want to reprice that. I don't have a single client paying that little for the care of their spouse. The most recent client I met has her husband in such a unit paying $9000 a month - in the midwest.
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