Long-Term Care Insurance Facts - Statistics
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The following industry data compiled by the American Association for Long-Term Care Insurance from leading LTC insurers. Data may be used when properly sourced to: "American Association for Long-Term Care Insurance, 2012 LTCi Sourcebook." Policy data is based on 2011 applicants for individual policies.
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- 8.1 Million Americans are protected with long-term care insurance.
- 337,000 new Americans obtain LTC insurance coverage in 2011.
- $6.6 Billion in LTC insurance claims paid (2011).
- Over 200,000 individuals received LTC insurance benefits (2011).
- $3 Million claim benefit for a single individual surpassed.
|Ages When People Apply For Long-Term Care Insurance (2011)|
|65-74||See 2012 Sourcebook|
|75orOlder||See 2012 Sourcebook|
|Daily Benefit Amount - New Individual Policies (2011)|
|Less than $99||7.0%|
|$100 - $149||36.0%|
|$150 - $199||34.5%|
|$200 - $249||See 2012 Sourcebook|
|$200+||See 2012 Sourcebook|
|Elimination Period - New Individual Policies (2011)|
|Less than 30 Days||0.9%|
|31 - 89 Days||3.1%|
|90 - 100 Days||92.0%|
|Benefit Period - New Individual Policies (2011)|
|Less than 3 Years||11.5%|
|5 Years||See 2012 Sourcebook|
|6-10 Years||See 2012 Sourcebook|
|Lifetime||See 2012 Sourcebook|
|Age of Claimant For New Claims Opened In 2011|
|Under Age 50||0.3%|
|Age 50 - 59||1.7%|
|Age 60 - 69||8.4%|
|Age 70 - 79||24.1%|
|Newly Opened Long Term Care Insurance Claims That Paid For|
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