TITLE

LTC insurance providers try to come up with new twists

AUTHOR(S)
Lee, Karen
PUB. DATE
December 2003
SOURCE
Employee Benefit News;Dec2003, Vol. 17 Issue 15, p21
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Deals with the trends in providing long-term care insurance policies in the U.S. as of December 2003. Average cost of a stay in an assisted living facility; Reason for the low interest in such insurance policies; Cost of availing long-term care insurance policies.
ACCESSION #
11604527

 

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