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Long-term care insurance made simple
Abromovitz, Les.
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Publication Information:
Los Angeles, Calif. : Health Information Press, [1999]

Physical Description:
vi, 220 pages ; 23 cm
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HG9390 .A27 1999 Adult Non-Fiction Non-Fiction Area

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Author Notes

Les Abromovitz is a lawyer and member of the American Bar Association. He has counseled consumers on long-term care insurance issues and investigated agents for fraud and misrepresentation. He and his wife, Hedy, split their time between Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and Boca Raton, Florida.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Planning for Tomorrowp. 1
Chapter 2 Housing Options for the Agingp. 11
Chapter 3 What Is Long-Term Care?p. 27
Chapter 4 The Risk of Needing Long-Term Carep. 41
Chapter 5 Is Long-Term Care Insurance Right for Me?p. 51
Chapter 6 Triggers and Taxesp. 61
Chapter 7 Evaluating a Policyp. 71
Chapter 8 Bells and Whistlesp. 91
Chapter 9 Evaluating an Insurance Companyp. 99
Chapter 10 How to Find a Reliable Agentp. 107
Chapter 11 The Fine Printp. 115
Chapter 12 Group Long-Term Care Insurancep. 121
Chapter 13 Coverage for Home Health Carep. 125
Chapter 14 Alternatives to Long-Term Care Policiesp. 133
Chapter 15 Separating the Truth from the Hypep. 139
Chapter 16 Where to Go for Helpp. 145
Chapter 17 Closing the Loopp. 155
Appendix A State Insurance Officesp. 159
Appendix B Agencies on Agingp. 173
Appendix C Additional Resourcesp. 187
Appendix D Glossaryp. 197
Chapter Referencesp. 209
Indexp. 215
About the Authorp. 219