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An Overview of Long-Term Care and the FLTCIP

FLTCIP may be of interest to federal employees, postal workers, and active or retired members of the armed forces. First, the basics of long-term care: it isn’t professional medical care, it isn’t seeking recovery or a cure. It includes home…

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Eligibility for Medicaid for Nursing Home Care

You may need to rethink your perception that Medicaid planning only entails meeting strict income and asset limits. You will also need to demonstrate you need the level of care typically provided in a nursing home setting. These health eligibility…

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Understaffed Nursing Homes Plague the System

Nursing homes are required by law to employ qualified licensed nursing staff and maintain certain government standards of care. According to McKnight’s.com, fully three-quarters of nursing homes seldom meet the federally registered nurse (RN) staffing level guidelines. In particular, on…

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Home and Community Long-Term Care Options

According to Forbes.com, about half of all long-term care insurance claims are from policyholders living with dementia. The federally run program Medicaid is the primary financing mechanism of LTC where most of the monies are spent on institutional care settings…

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The Many Options for Long-Term Care

Long-term care is comprised of a variety of services that meet medical and non-medical requirements for people who cannot care for themselves for long periods of time. It is a highly individualized care system that can be formally or informally…

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