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Long Term

Describing a plan, strategy, security, or anything else with a term of longer than one year. The exact number of years varies according to the usage. For example, a long term financial plan outlines investment and other financial goals for any time more than one fiscal year, while a long term bond has a maturity of 10 or more years. Anything long term involves more uncertainty than anything short term because, generally speaking, market trends are more easily predictable in the short term. Thus, while planning for the long term is necessary, one's plan must be flexible to account for its inherent uncertainty.
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Taking all these criteria into account, we developed this alphabetical list of the long term care industry's cream of the crop--the 2005 class of CLTC's Power & Influence Top 25.
When you say long term care, most people think of a nursing home for end-of-life care," said John Noble, director of long term care products.
Instead of a cohesive national policy to ensure access to long term care, our citizens face a "patchwork" of programs that is inefficient, inequitable and often ineffective.
The laptops were important because Kollmann, SCTC's Past Director of Nursing Jan Hooper, and Kathy Gilbride, who was the director of SCTC's Center for Customized Training and Development when the program started, decided that Long Term Care Connections would be supplemented with additional Web-based training materials.
Another issue affecting long term care is the absence of a nationally implemented product-classification system for standardized universal-product and health-information numbers.
Medicaid requires that private assets above a certain threshold must be spent for long term care and exhausted before the client can become eligible for Medicaid funds.
So, here's the history of long term care in a nutshell: The government anesthetized the public to the cost of long term care by providing free nursing home care through Medicaid and extended home health benefits through Medicare.
It's also a credit to organizations such as The Long Term Care Campaign [less than]www.
The Civil Service Long Term Care Insurance Benefit Act (HR 602), introduced by Representative Joe Scarborough (R-Fla.
The need for quality long-term-care information and competitive quotes for LTC coverage has spurred CarePathways and Long Term Care Insurance Planners to join in a partnership.
That, though, will change by summer, when a hybrid company called Long Term Care Partners, LLC, will offer group rate long-term care insurance to the families of more than 20 million federal government employees and retirees.
The piece that would encourage federal retirees to get long term care insurance looks like it's going to happen, too," says Scott Parkin, a spokesperson for the American Association of Homes and Services for the Aging.