TITLE

Congress eyes LTC's taxing questions

AUTHOR(S)
Springfield, Craig; Glaze, Steven
PUB. DATE
October 1998
SOURCE
National Underwriter / Life & Health Financial Services;10/12/98, Vol. 102 Issue 41, p8
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on the United States Congress' plans to address several regulatory issues concerning long-term care (LTC). Increase in the number of people needing LTC; Increase in spending for LTC; Provisions to increase the utilization of LTC insurance.
ACCESSION #
1198953

 

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