Chapter 15
The Federal Government’s LTC Insurance Plan
In This Chapter
• The government view of long-term care
• The cost of the Federal LTC Insurance Program
• What’s special about the Federal Program
• Should you buy a federal program policy
If you are a federal-government employee or a member of the uniformed services, you have no doubt heard about a benefit that became available in the spring of 2002: payroll-deduction long-term care insurance. U.S. citizens and employers may have heard about this program and wondered what it might mean for the benefits offered at their workplace.
If you or a relative works for the federal government, you may be wondering if you should buy this coverage. Should your eligible family members get coverage through ...

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