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Massachusetts Partnership Long-Term Care Insurance Information

This page provides specific, current information on Massachusetts Partnership area long-term care costs and insurance protection.

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Massachusetts Partnership Long-Term Care Costs

Home Health Aide: Average Hourly Rate: $27

Homemaker: Average Hourly Rate: $23

Assisted Living: Lowest Monthly Cost: $2,700

Assisted Living: Highest Monthly Cost: $6,600

Assisted Living: Average Monthly Cost: $4,200

Nursing Home: Semi-Private Daily: $280

Nursing Home: Private Average Daily: $300

Shopper's Guide to Long-Term Care Insurance

Important Things To Keep In Mind

Insurance Company Ratings Matter

Some people actually buy long-term care insurance and, typically because of an accident, actually trigger their benefits within the first few years.

Your Health Matters Most

It's important to start considering long-term care insurance when you are still able to "health qualify". Insurers offer individuals in good health discounts that are locked in. So, even when your health changes, and everyone's does, you'll still enjoy the savings. More important, you'll have locked in your insurability. Wait too long, and a health condition could arise that makes you uninsurable. Each insurance company sets their own acceptable health standards -- a reason you want to start by talking to a long-term care insurance professional with access to multiple insurance companies.

Rates Can Vary Significantly

Each year we compare prices for virtually identical long-term care insurance coverage. For someone age 55, we have found rates can vary by a few hundred dollars a year... to nearly $1,000. Some insurance agents are only licensed and appointed to represent one insurance company -- and that may indeed be your best option. But it pays to ask and it may pay to work with someone who has access to multiple insurers.

There Are Ways To Reduce The Cost

Get the coverage you need... for a price you can afford. And, make sure you work with a knowledgeable long-term care insurance professional who can tell you ways to save on long-term care insurance. For more information on discounts worth considering, click here now.

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The Commonwealth of Massachusetts is a state in the New England region of the northeastern United States. It is bordered by Rhode Island and Connecticut to the south, New York to the west, and Vermont and New Hampshire to the north; at its east lies the Atlantic Ocean. Most of its population of 6.4 million lives in the Boston metropolitan area. The eastern half of the state is made up of urban, suburban, and rural areas, while Western Massachusetts is mostly rural. Massachusetts is the most populous of the six New England states. It ranks third among U.S. states in GDP per capita.