Long-Term Care Insurance and Transsexual
Long-term care insurance and transsexual may not seem like they go together. Shopping for a long-term care insurance policy can be difficult enough especially if you are transsexual. Getting long-term care insurance as a transsexual is possible if you work with a long-term care insurance specialist that will help you shop for a policy.
Can I qualify for long-term care insurance if I am transsexual?
If you are transsexual you can probably qualify for long-term care coverage. Every insurance company has different criteria to determine who they can insure. It’s important to work with an experienced, independent agent who is familiar with the four main types of long-term care coverage. An independent, long-term care specialist can recommend the perfect policy for you based upon your health history.
Which type of long-term care policy should I buy if I am transsexual?
There are four main types of long-term care coverage: traditional long-term care insurance, long-term care partnership programs, life insurance with long-term care riders, and annuities with long-term care riders. The best type of policy for people who are transsexual is usually a traditional long-term care policy or a long-term care partnership program. However, everyone’s situation is unique. Click here to try our proprietary “Policy Finder” tool (no phone required). It will give you an instant ranking of the four types of policies based upon your answers to a few short questions.
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Will I pay more for long-term care insurance if I am transsexual?
No. You will not pay more for long-term care insurance for being transsexual. But it’s important to work with an long-term care insurance professional who can help you shop around and get the best coverage at the best price.
If I am transsexual will I have to take a physical in order to qualify for long-term care insurance?
Some long-term care insurers do not require a physical if you are transsexual. Most long-term care insurance companies will review your medical records in order to determine if they can insure you. Ask your long-term care insurance specialist what underwriting criteria each company will use before deciding which long-term care insurance policy is best for you.
Can I qualify for long-term care insurance if I’ve already applied for and been denied coverage due to transsexuality?
Long-term care insurance specialists have less than 20% of their applicants declined. Insurance “generalists” have about 50% of their long-term care insurance applications declined. With over 25 years of experience, we can pinpoint exactly which company (and which type of policy) you’ll be able to qualify for. We have about an 80% success rate in helping our clients get approved even if they were previously declined.
If you are transsexual, a long-term care insurance specialist will ask you the following questions to determine if you can qualify for a long-term care insurance policy and calculate your premium:
Are you treated with hormones? Is no gender reassignment surgery planned?
Have you completed all gender reassignment surgeries? Have you fully recovered from those surgeries? Do you have any additional surgery planned?
What is your chromosomal makeup?
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