long-

long-

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(in combination) for or lasting a long time: long-awaited; long-established; long-lasting.
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Under the interim guidance, any change in a private long- term care contract that alters premiums or benefits payable by the insured - or the timetable under which they are to be paid - would be considered a material change and would therefore disqualify that plan from "tax-qualified" status.