Massachusetts LTC: Programs, Policies, and MassHealth (Does Meet MA LTC)

This course offers a comprehensive look at long-term care and long-term care insurance. It was designed to meet Massachusetts’ 8-hour initial 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, state 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 Massachusetts’ Medicaid program—MassHealth—and the requirements that apply to long-term care insurance policies that can qualify their owners for certain MassHealth asset and estate recovery exemptions. 

Topics covered in the course are:
  • 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
  • MassHealth Long-Term Care: Plans and Programs   
This course is listed with the State of Massachusetts under the name LTC Progs,Pols,DOES meet MA LTC Apprvd Trng Reqs.
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