Long Term Care Partnership Certification (TX)

Overview

This course provides a comprehensive study of long-term care and long-term care insurance. Designed to meet Texas's 8-hour training requirement for licensed producers who sell long-term care insurance in conjunction with the state's partnership program, 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 Texas Medicaid, the rules regarding eligibility for Medicaid, and how the state's Long-Term Care Partnership program interacts with Medicaid.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:

  • •describe the conditions that have led to the growing need for long-term care
  • •describe the types of LTC providers and the services they offer
  • •demonstrate an understanding of the options and limitations of Medicare and Medicaid for paying for long-term care
  • •outline and define the purpose, function, features and application of long-term care insurance
  • •explain the fundamentals of LTC partnership programs and the requirements for policies that are sold with these programs
  • •demonstrate an understanding of the ethics and suitability issues that surround the sale of LTC insurance
  • •understand the basics of Texas Medicaid and the state's Long-Term Care Partnership program

Designed For

Life and health insurance producers; financial planners and advisors
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