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Long-term care insurance program gains in House
Yahoo News ^
Posted on 10/27/2009 11:53:55 AM PDT by Nachum
WASHINGTON House health care legislation expected within days is likely to include a new long-term care insurance program to help seniors and disabled people stay out of nursing homes, senior Democrats say.
The voluntary program would begin to close a gap in the social safety net overlooked in the broader health care debate, but it must overcome objections from insurance companies that sell long-term care coverage and from fiscal conservatives.
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TOPICS: Business/Economy; Culture/Society; Government; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: care; healthcare; insurance; longterm; program
Wooo hooo... Free money!
posted on 10/27/2009 11:53:56 AM PDT
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posted on 10/27/2009 11:54:20 AM PDT
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The good news for seniors - the government is going to pay for your long-term care!
The bad news - it'll kill you off the first chance it gets.
posted on 10/27/2009 12:06:36 PM PDT
Let’s see 123 a month x 12 x 3 years minimum participation = 4428. $50 a day benfit x 365 days = 18,250.
Gosh, do you think it might work the same way as social security only worse?
posted on 10/27/2009 12:45:23 PM PDT
(God bless and protect our troops and God bless America)
posted on 10/27/2009 12:49:21 PM PDT
Yep, wont cost a dime , just like obamer said .what a genius that man is. How did we ever survive without him.
a new long-term care insurance program to help seniors and disabled people stay out of nursing homes, senior Democrats say
It's called euthanasia. $50 a day to offset a $70,000 bill? This measure will just keep folks from getting proper coverage.
posted on 10/27/2009 12:55:04 PM PDT
by Mike Darancette
(Obama: Grasping at Straw Men _ Not a Public Option It's a government mandate.)
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