Does Life Insurance Cover Long-Term Care?

Does Life Insurance Cover Long-Term Care?

New York residents will now be able to use some of their life insurance policy to cover long-term care expenses, according to a press release.

“By passing this law, we no longer burden taxpayers with the long-term care expenses needed by the growing senior population and we’ve given thousands of seniors a creative and costsaving way to cover their care,” said state senator Jeff Klein.

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The Incontestability Clause of Your Life Insurance Policy

The Incontestability Clause of Your Life Insurance Policy

Regardless of the life insurance policy you decide to purchase, every policy will contain a safeguard called the “incontestable clause” geared towards financially protecting the insurance company. The National Association of Insurance Commissioners Standard Policy Provisions Model Act and the laws based upon it requires that every single policy contains an incontestable clause, which is a provision that makes the life insurance policy incontestable by the insurer after it has been in force for a…

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