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WebCE® Releases Ohio-Specific Long Term Care Partnership Training Course

by WebCE | May 14, 2008

WebCE® Releases Ohio-Specific Long Term Care Partnership Training Course

WebCE, a nationwide provider of continuing education for insurance professionals, announced the release of a new training course titled Ohio Long-Term Care: Programs, Policies, and Partnerships. This course enables Ohio producers to obtain their newly-mandated eight hours of study on the subject of long-term care and long-term care partnership programs. This training must be completed by September 1, 2008, in order for producers to continue selling LTC insurance in the state of Ohio. After this date, a producer cannot sell or place a LTC policy without having completed this training.

In addition to qualifying as an approved long-term care training course, Ohio Long-Term Care: Programs, Policies and Partnerships has also received approval from the Ohio Department of Insurance for eight hours of CE credit. It is available for $19.95*. Quantity discounts are available.

Since the passage of the Deficit Reduction Act, Ohio became one of the first states to implement a new long-term care partnership program. As part of the new program, Ohio requires that all producers who sell, solicit, or negotiate long-term care insurance in Ohio must have eight hours of training on this subject.

WebCE’s new 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 Ohio’s requirements for the marketing, sale, and issue of long-term care insurance policies.

*course price includes online course, exam, grading and certificate of completion. Additional fees for state filing will apply at checkout.

About WebCE®
WebCE is a nationwide provider of state-of-the-art continuing education courses to licensed insurance professionals and financial planners. Each year WebCE delivers over ½ million continuing education courses either electronically over the Internet or through traditional books. More information is available at the company’s web sites: www.WebCE.com , www.webce.com, www.FuneralCE.com and www.webce.com.