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Long-Term Care Insurance

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Wisconsin Guide to Long-Term Care (PDF, 390 KB) is published by the Wisconsin Office of the Commissioner of Insurance (OCI). This guide provides helpful information on:

  • What is long-term care?

  • Who needs long-term care?

  • How much does long-term care cost?

  • Who pays for long-term care?

  • Types of long-term care insurance policies

  • Wisconsin minimum standards for policies

  • Should I buy long-term care insurance?

  • What should I look for in company policies?

  • Should I change to another long-term care policy?

  • Consumer protections

  • Buying tips

  • What if I have questions or complaints?

OCI also provides a listing of Long-Term Care Insurance Policies Approved in Wisconsin.

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Last Modified: March 27, 2013