South Dakota 4-Hour Long-Term Care Review


South Dakota’s life and health insurance producers must be able to counsel and advise consumers about appropriate products and options that address the potential need for long-term care. This course provides a thorough review of long-term care, long-term care insurance, long-term care suitability issues, and South Dakota’s Long-Term Care Partnership Program.

This course is specifically designed to meet the ongoing study requirement for licensed producers who have completed an initial long-term care training program and has been approved for this purpose.

Learning Objectives

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

  • demonstrate an understanding of the need for long-term care, the continuum of long-term care services, and the extent to which long-term care costs have risen and are expected to continue to rise
  • explain the common sources for funding long-term care, both public and private
  • articulate the coverage and provisions of long-term care insurance
  • describe the basics of state long-term care partnership programs and how these programs interact with Medicaid
  • cite the requirements for long-term care insurance policies that are used in conjunction with state partnership programs
  • describe the principles of long-term care suitability and to apply them to a client's particular circumstances
  • understand the basics of South Dakota's Medicaid and LTC Partnership programs

Designed For

Life and health insurance producers
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