Long-Term Care Insurance Help

Do You Need Help with Long-Term Care Insurance Claims for Home Care Services?

A-Plus In Home Care assists clients with paperwork and claims requirements for long-term care insurance.

Here is a list of Long-Term Care Insurance Plans we work with currently. Don’t see yours? Reach out to us!

  • CalPERS
  • Banker’s Life
  • Genworth
  • John Hancock
  • Mutual of Omaha
  • New York Life
  • Lincoln Financial
  • Transamerica
  • Northwestern Mutual
  • Nationwide Insurance
  • Pacific Life
  • Mass Mutual
  • UNUM Life Insurance
  • Continental Casualty Company
  • CMFG Long-Term Care
  • CNA Long-Term Care
  • General Continental Insurance Long Term Care
  • One America Long-Term Care

What is Long-Term Care Insurance?

Long-term care insurance helps cover the cost of care when you have a chronic illness, disability, or condition that requires you to need assistance with everyday activities or supervision due to a severe cognitive impairment. Unlike traditional health insurance, which covers hospital stays and doctor visits, LTCI helps pay for the cost of assistance with activities like bathing, dressing, and eating over a long period.

There are two main types of LTCI policies: traditional policies, which only provide long-term care coverage, and hybrid policies, which combine life insurance with long-term care benefits.

Why You Might Need Long-Term Care Insurance

The chances of needing long-term care are higher than you might think. Statistics show that about 70% of people over 65 will require some form of long-term care. Paying out of pocket for these services can quickly drain your savings. Long-term care insurance can help protect your finances by covering these costs, allowing you to maintain your lifestyle and leave your savings intact for other uses.

Choosing the Right Policy

When shopping for a long-term care insurance policy, consider how much daily benefit you’ll need, how long you want the policy to pay out, whether the policy includes inflation protection, and the length of the elimination period (the time you must wait before the insurance starts to pay out). It’s also crucial to compare policies from different companies to find one that offers the best coverage for your needs at a price you can afford. Make sure to read the fine print so you understand what the policy covers and any limitations or conditions.

How to Go on Claim

If you need to use your long-term care insurance, you’ll typically need to prove that you either need help with at least two activities of daily living or require supervision due to cognitive impairment. 

The process for filing a claim usually involves notifying your insurance company, submitting documentation of your care needs, and undergoing an assessment. 

To ensure a smooth process, keep detailed records of your care and expenses and communicate clearly with your insurance provider. If you encounter difficulties, consider getting help from a claims specialist.

Paying for Long-Term Care Insurance

The cost of LTCI premiums can vary widely depending on your age, health, and the specifics of the policy. While premiums can be expensive, there are options available for those who find them hard to afford. It’s also important to know that premiums can increase over time, so you’ll need to plan for potential cost increases.

Alternatives to Long-Term Care Insurance

If long-term care insurance isn’t right for you, there are other ways to plan for the cost of long-term care. These can include saving and investing, using a health savings account (HSA), or relying on government programs like Medicaid or Veterans‘ benefits. Short-term care insurance is another option that can provide coverage for a shorter period at a lower cost.


Long-term care insurance is an important part of planning for your future healthcare needs and financial security. By understanding what it covers, how to choose a policy, and how to file a claim, you can ensure that you and your family are protected from the high costs of long-term care.


For more information on long-term care insurance, consider visiting reputable websites or contacting a financial advisor who specializes in long-term care planning. They can provide personalized advice based on your specific situation and needs.

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