Survey finds family caregiver burden is worsening

The COVID-19 pandemic is exerting even more pressure on family caregivers, according to a new survey by caregiving benefit firm Family first.

Bipartisan group of WA state lawmakers ask Gov. Inslee to pause long-term care insurance tax

WA state lawmakers are starting to see the ripple effects of the new LTC tax. By asking for a pause, lawmakers hope that additional time will be used to better define the opt-out process, clarify how it effects workers who reside in neighboring states, and ‘avoid disruptions of the private insurance market.

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Consumers Use Up WA State’s Private LTCI Capacity

Anyone in WA state who does NOT want to pay the LTC tax must have a private policy by November 1st. That’s flooded the market to the point that private carriers are no longer taking new applications.

Contact Your Agent First When Your Carrier Offers a Change

LTCI carriers sometimes send unsolicited letters offering to reduce premium payments. Is it a good deal for the policy holder?


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