Long Term Care Insurance Update, January 2022

Washington state has provided updated information on the WA Trust Act.  As of 12/28/21 employers are advised to withhold premiums starting January 1, 2022.   See the linked article as well as recent clarifications from Governor Inslee.

Find the Governor’s statement on payments collected for long term care insurance here. 

Find an article on employers withholding premiums here. 

Please be aware of this important information: 

  1. The WA Cares Fund has not been cancelled. Please visit https://wacaresfund.wa.gov/
  2. Click here to join the WA Cares Fund mailing list that will provide updated information.
  3. The November 1st purchase date of LTC insurance to apply for a tax exemption is still a requirement to file for a tax exemption.
  4. If an employee cancels coverage the coverage will not be reinstated, and the employee will not be eligible to re-enroll at a later date.

For questions on your WSCFF TrustMark policy, please call ACSIA at 844-754-6266.