The New York Times – Premiums Rise for Long-Term Care Insurance. Keep It or Drop It?

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Every day, Jesse Slome says, about a half-dozen people contact his office at the American Association for Long-Term Care Insurance, a group for industry professionals, to complain about premium increases on their policies.
Financial planners, too, are hearing from their clients. “We’re definitely seeing a lot of increases, especially for older policies,” said Clarissa Hobson, a financial planner with Carnick & Kubik in Colorado Springs. Some increases are as much as 40 to 60 percent, she said: “It’s pretty dramatic.”