Long Term Care Insurance

    State and federal governments currently have a big push underway to encourage people to buy long term care insurance. The plans cover expenses for things like nursing home care, long hospital stays, or visits from a home health aid. Traditionally, patients with conditions like Parkinson’s or multiple sclerosis were denied outright by insurance companies. But now some are finding options are opening up. WHYY’s Kerry Grens reports.

    State and federal governments currently have a big push underway to encourage people to buy long term care insurance. The plans cover expenses for things like nursing home care, long hospital stays, or visits from a home health aid. Traditionally, patients with conditions like Parkinson’s or multiple sclerosis were denied outright by insurance companies. But now some are finding options are opening up. WHYY’s Kerry Grens reports.

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