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Month: January 2018

Home Health Care Patients With Chronic Conditions Are Having Trouble Getting Medicare

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Medicare is supposed to provide up to 35 hours a week of home care to those who qualify, but many Medicare patients with chronic conditions are being wrongly denied such care, according to Kaiser Health News. For a variety of reasons, many home health care agencies are simply telling patients they are not covered. Medicare … Continue reading

Costs of Some New Long-Term Care Insurance Policies Going Down in 2018

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While long-term care insurance costs are up in general, some policies are going down in 2018, according to the 2018 Long Term Care Insurance Price Index, an annual report from the American Association for Long-Term Care Insurance (AALTCI), an industry group. A married couple who are both 60 years old would pay an average of $3,490 a … Continue reading

What Happens When a Nursing Home Closes?

We explain what happens when nursing homes close.

A nursing home closure can be traumatic for residents who are forced to move. While there may not be much that can be done to prevent a closure, residents do have some rights. Moving into a nursing home can be a stressful experience on its own. If that nursing home closes, residents can experience symptoms … Continue reading