Iowa Long-Term Care: Programs, Policies, and Partnerships

This course offers a comprehensive look at long-term care and long-term care insurance. Designed and approved to meet Iowa’s 8-hour training requirement for licensed producers who sell long-term care insurance, the course covers the nature of long-term care, available long-term care services and providers, long-term care insurance products, government-sponsored health care options (including Medicaid), partnership programs and partnership policies, alternative LTC funding options, and the ethical and suitability issues associated with long-term care products and policies. The course concludes with a chapter on Iowa’s Medicaid and Long-Term Care Partnership programs.

The course covers the following topics:

  • The Need for Long-Term Care
  • Long-Term Care Services and Providers
  • Medicare and Medigap
  • Medicaid
  • Long-Term Care Insurance
  • Long-Term Care Insurance and Policy Design
  • Long-Term Care Partnership Programs
  • Qualified Long-Term Care Partnership Policies
  • Self-Funding and Other Alternatives to Purchasing Long-Term Care Insurance
  • Ethical Considerations in the Sale of Long-Term Care Insurance
  • Iowa Long-Term Care Partnership and Medicaid