Sun Life’s Long-term Care Plan

Posted on November 20, 2009 and updated January 19, 2011 in Canadian Life Insurance Companies, Life Insurance Canada News, Long Term Care 2 min
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Many Canadian insurance companies carry a Long-term Care plan, but we know how hard it can be to tell the differences between them all. That is why we have taken the liberty of breaking down three Long-term Care plans from three of Canada’s leading insurance providers.

 

First in this series is Sun Life Financial:

Pros

  • Rolling five year guarantee (guaranteed to remain the same for five years).

  • Zero elimination period available for facility care.

  • No waiting period if there’s a relapse of illness within 180 days of recovery.

  • Payment for the longer of 20 years or until the age of 55 is available.

Cons

  • The premiums are only guaranteed for the first 5 policy years.

    The following is an example of pricing for a 60-year-old, female non-smoker: Weekly coverage @ $750 means the facility care monthly payment is $172.80 and the comprehensive benefit is $268,79 with a 90-day waiting period. Premiums are lower for men.

If you need more information on Sun Life’s long-term care plan, or information on Canada’s other long-term care insurance providers, visit our Long-term Care Instant Quote Page, or call us at 1-866-499-4849.

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dave
dave

are long term care premiums tax deductible

LSM Insurance
LSM Insurance

Generally speaking no – as a rule of thumb if your insurance premium is tax-deductible the benefit is taxable. But you should check with your insurance company or a visor and get your response in writing.