Tell Your Legislators: Pass the LTC Trust Act!

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We face a crisis in Washington: Most people will not be able to pay for the long-term care they need. The Long-Term Care Trust Act would remove this barrier and set up Washingtonians to afford long-term care..


Use the form to the right to tell your legislators to continue to work to pass the Long-Term Care Trust Act.

Why support the Long-Term Care Trust Act?

At some point, most of us will need some extra assistance as we age. Unfortunately, almost no one is saving enough to pay for the long-term care we need. With a rapidly expanding senior population, we need to address this growing financial crisis facing Washington’s families.

The Long-Term Care Trust Act, can fix this problem. This bill creates a funding system that would help workers and retirees pay for long-term care costs and could help prevent many people from spending down to poverty levels paying for their care. It does this by requiring workers to save during their career, and then when someone needs long-term care, paying this person a benefit of $100/day for 365 days to be used either non-consecutively or consecutively.

Further, the LTC Trust Act secures our Medicaid budget, and by 2040, this legislation could save Washington State $1.4 billion per biennium in Medicaid spending. The Long-Term Care Trust Act is the answer to providing security for families and state budgets.

By sending this email today you are taking a stand for generations to come. You are supporting families all over Washington States ability to afford the care they need. Thank you!