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What You May Not Know About Medicare Could Hurt You

If You Think Medicare Covers All Aging Needs Think again. Medicare is Medical Care. It covers physician care, hospital care, post-acute care (care after a hospital stay), such as a skilled nursing facility or home health care for rehabilitation. In … Continue reading

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Special Report: When Consumer Protection Isn’t There III: WE WON and Comment Period on Essential Health Benefits Ends April 22.

 We won!!   Thanks to an intrepid staff attorney at the  Washington State Office of the Insurance Commissioner (OIC).  Esther and I had given up all hope that she would be reinstated with her long term care insurance company  when  Alan … Continue reading

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Trending Developments: Out of State Care for a Flat Fee: Boeing Contracts with Cleveland Clinic

In this issue, Boeing Contracts with Cleveland Clinic; Time Magazine has special report on health care; Genworth starts charging single women (vs. married couples or single men) higher premiums for long term care;  some states starting to rate health plans … Continue reading

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When Consumer Protection Isn’t There: Part II: Epidemic of Lapsed Policies?

This is a follow-up to an earlier blog and recounts the findings against another long-term care insurance company that had a comparable complaint.  The Company was fined and given a cease and desist order.  Read the whole story below.  And … Continue reading

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When Consumer Protection Isn’t There

Since June 2012 I have been trying to help this lovely woman with what I thought would be an inadvertent oversight/error with a long-term care insurance company. Instead she is out $40,000, and has few if any alternatives or any … Continue reading

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