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

This course offers a comprehensive look at long-term care and long-term care insurance. It was designed to meet Vermont’s 8-hour training requirement for licensed agents 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, 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 Vermont’s Medicaid program. 

The course covers the following:

  • The Need for Long-Term Care
  • Long-Term Care Services and Providers
  • Medicare and Medigap
  • Medicaid
  • Long-Term Care Insurance
  • Long-Term Care Insurance Policy Designs and Options
  • 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
  • Vermont Medicaid and the LTC Partnership Program   
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