Alabama: www.aldoi.gov will bring you to Alabama Department of Insurance home page. Look under the Consumers section. Look around, a lot of information at your finger tips. For long term care “click” on Long-Term Care Info and you come to the State of Alabama’s “Shopper’s Guide for Health Insurance for Senior Citizens”.
Alaska: http://www.dced.state.ak.us/insurance will bring you to Alaska’s Division of Insurance. Type in Long term care or Medicaid and you will be directed to their 2007 Long-Term Care Insurance Consumer Guide.
Arizona: http://www.id.state.az.us will bring you to the Arizona Department of Insurance. Go to the Consumers section and click on Educational Materials and Resources. Scroll down to Health Insurance, Health Insurance for Seniors. This section provides information on long term
Arkansas: http://www.insurance.arkansas.gov will bring you to the Arkansas Insurance Department. Scrolled down and click on Arkansas Long Term Care Partnership under Consumer Assistance care.
California: http://www.insurance.ca.gov brings you to the California Department of Insurance. Move your mouse to Consumers and scrolled down to Information Guides, Health Series where you will find a Long Term Care Rate and History Guide; go to Senior Series you will find a Senior Insurance Bill of Rights. Moving your mouse to “SENIORS” you will be able to research Long Term Care.
Colorado: http://www.dora.state.co.us/Insurance and you are at Colorado’s DORA Division of Insurance. Look to the left of the page and you will see in a blue box Department of Insurance; looking down that column you can find consumer information and information on Senior Health where you will find information on Long Term care.
Connecticut: http://www.ct.gov/cid brings you to the Connecticut Insurance Department. Go to Consumer Services left hand side of home page and scroll down to Long Term Care. For details of Long Term Care and the Connecticut Partnership Program click on Long Term Care FAQ.
Delaware: http://www.delawareinsurance.gov brings you to the Delaware Insurance Department. I was not able to find any information about long term care however they do provide some useful information that senior residents of Delaware should read. Scroll over to Individual Consumers and click on Medicare/Seniors. It shouldn’t take long to read what is there so take your time and remember if you have any questions you can email them or call them.
Florida: http://www.floir.com brings you to Florida’s Office of Insurance Regulation. Go to Insurance Types, scroll down and click on Long Term Care. Click on Chapter 672 etc… Scroll down page and click on 627.94075 “A qualified State Long-Term Care Insurance Partnership Program”.
Georgia: http://www.gainsurance.org brings you to the Office of Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner. Go to the search box and typing in Long Term Care Partnership Program to get some information.
Hawaii: http://hawaii.gov/dcca/ins brings you to the Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs Insurance. Go to search and typed in long term care.
Idaho: http://www.doi.idaho.gov brings you to the IDAHO Department of Insurance. Go to the tool bar on the left, scroll down and clicked on Long Term Care Partnership Information.
Illinois: http://www.insurance.illinois.gov brings you to the Illinois Department of Insurance. Scroll down to the bottom of the home page and click on Senior Health Insurance Program.
Indiana: http://www.in.gov/idoi brings you to Indiana Department of Insurance. Go to the tool bar on the left, click on Long Term Care.
Iowa: http://www.iid.state.ia.us brings you to the Iowa Insurance Division. Go to Consumer Information where you will see Long Tem Care Insurance.
Kansas: http://www.ksinsurance.org brings you to the Kansas Insurance Commissioners web page. Click on Health/Life and the third topic down is for Medicare and Long Term Care. Click on this line and you will find information on Health Insurance Reform, Medicare and Long Term Care Insurance.
Kentucky: http://insurance.ky.gov brings you to Kentucky Department of Insurance. Go to search and type in Long Term Care Partnership Program.
Louisiana: http://www.ldi.state.la.us brings you to the Louisiana Department of Insurance. Go to search and type in Long Term Care Partnership Program for information on Long Tem Care in Louisiana.
Maine: http://www.maine.gov/pfr/insurance brings you to the Bureau of Insurance. Looking to the right on the home page you will see Consumer Tools. Scroll down and click on brochures. Scroll down to health insurance. start by clicking on Long Term Care Insurance, Consumer Guide to (2010). Go to the table of contents, start at the top and work your way down.
Maryland: http://www.mdinsurance.state.md.us/sa/jsp/Mia.jsp brings you to their Insurance Administration. Click on 1: Consumer, 2: Resources for Senior Citizens, 3: Long Term Care Policies.
Massachusetts: http://www.mass.gov/ocabr/government/oca-agencies/doi-lp brings you to the Division of Insurance. Massachusetts does not make available a Long Term Care Partnership Insurance Program for its residents. Go up to search and type in long term care insurance. This will bring up some information that might help you.
Michigan: http://www.michigan.gov/lara/0,1607,7-154-10555—,00.html brings you to the Office of Financial and Insurance Regulation. http://www.michigan.gov/lara/0,4601,7-154-10555_12902_35510-264007–,00.html will bring you to Medicare, Medicare Supplement, Medicare Advantage and Long-Term Care Insurance.
Minnesota: http://mn.gov/commerce/insurance brings you to Minnesota Department of Commerce Insurance. Scroll over to Medical & Health. Click on Long Term Care; everything you need on Long Term Care is right in front of you.
Mississippi: http://www.mid.state.ms.us brings you to the Mississippi Insurance Department. Scroll over to Consumer’s and click on Senior. You will see information for seniors including long term care. Also go to search and type in long term care partnership program. Here is one article you might find interesting http://www.mid.state.ms.us/consumer/alerts/long_term_care_insurance.aspx .
Missouri: http://insurance.mo.gov brings you to Missouri Department of Insurance. Click on Consumers, go to Popular Consumer Topics, scroll down and click on long term care. Another interesting line to click on is Seniors.
Montana: http://www.sao.mt.gov brings you to the Montana Commissioner of Securities and Insurance web page. Go to Quick Links and click on Senior Information Center.
Nebraska: http://www.doi.ne.gov brings you to the Nebraska Department of Insurance. Go to Consumer and click on Long Term Care Partnership; a wealth of information right in front of you.
Nevada: http://www.doi.state.nv.us brings you to the Nevada Division of Insurance. Type in Long Term Care Partnership Program in Site Search.
New Hampshire: http://www.nh.gov/insurance brings you to the New Hampshire Insurance department. Click on “For Consumers”, scroll down NH Insurance Department Consumer Resources by Topic and click on senior services. There are sections for long term care and Long Term Care Partnership.
New Jersey: http://www.state.nj.us/dobi/index.html brings you to NJ Department of Banking and Insurance. Go to search and type in long term care partnership program and long term care.
New Mexico: http://www.newmexico.gov will bring to the states home page. Go to search and type in what you are looking for.
New York: http://www.aging.ny.gov/LTC/LTCIEOP/Index.cfm brings you right to New York States Office for the Aging Long Term Care section. Click on “Insurance for Long Term Care Services in New York State”
North Carolina: http://www.ncdoi.com brings you to North Carolina’s Department of Insurance. Scroll down “Information and Assistance”, click on “Auto, Homeowners, Life and other Insurance”, click on “Consumer Services Division”, then click on “Long Term Care Information”. If you want to save yourself all that clicking go to http://www.ncdoi.com/SHIIP/SHIIP_Long_Term_Care.aspx.
North Dakota: http://www.nd.gov/ndins brings you to North Dakota Department of Insurance. Click on Consumers, scroll down to long term care insurance.
Ohio: http://www.insurance.ohio.gov/Pages/default.aspx brings you to the Ohio Department of Insurance. Go to Consumer Affairs, click on Consumer related Links, scroll down and click on Long Term Care for Me. After you read the information in front of you click on FAQ’s and start your research.
Oklahoma: http://www.ok.gov/oid brings you to the Insurance Commissioners web page. Go to Consumers, click on Insurance Basics, click on Senior Insurance Publications, then click on Long Term Care. After reading then information go to News Alerts and click on Oklahoma Long Term Care Partnership Program.
Oregon: http://www.insurance.oregon.gov brings you to the Oregon Insurance Division. Click on Consumers and go to Quick Links, scroll down and click on Long Term Care.
Pennsylvania: http://www.insurance.pa.gov/portal/server.pt/community/insurance_department/4679 brings you to the Pennsylvania Insurance Department. Click on Health Insurance, scroll down and click on Long Term Care (English or Spanish Version)
Rhode Island: http://www.dbr.state.ri.us brings you to the Rhode Island Department of Business Regulation. Go to search and type in long term care partnership program.
South Carolina: http://doi.sc.gov/Pages/default.aspx brings you to the South Carolina Department of Insurance. Go to Consumers, scroll down and click on Long Term Care Insurance.
South Dakota: http://doi.sc.gov/Pages/default.aspx brings you to South Dakota Department of Labor and Regulations Division of Insurance. Scroll down and click on Long Term Care left tool bar and you are there.
Tennessee: http://www.tn.gov/commerce brings you to Tennessee Department of Commerce and Insurance. Go to search and type in long term care for information.
Texas: http://www.tdi.texas.gov brings you to the Texas Department of Insurance. Click on Insurance &HMO, scroll down and click on Long Term Care.
Utah: http://www.insurance.utah.gov brings you to the Utah Insurance Department. Utah does not have a state approved long term care insurance partnership program. Go to Consumer services and click on Seniors, scroll down and click on Related Links (Seniors), scroll down and click on Long Term Care Information. To go directly to this page: http://www.insurance.utah.gov/health/longtermcare.html
Vermont: http://www.bishca.state.vt.us brings you to the Vermont Banking, Insurance, Securities and Health Care Administration. A good place to start your research: Vermont Division of Disability and Aging Services Department of Disabilities, Aging & Independent Living: http://www.ddas.vermont.gov/ddas-programs .
Virginia: http://www.scc.virginia.gov/boi/index.aspx will bring you to the Virginia Bureau of Insurance. Go to Consumers, scroll down and click on Guides/Publications, click on Long Term Care Insurance.
Washington: http://www.insurance.wa.gov/consumers/longterm_care/long-term-care-partnership.shtml brings you right to Washington States Long Term Care Partnership Program.
West Virginia: http://w2.dehpg.net/LTCPartnership/FC.aspx?State=WV brings you right to West Virginia’s information on long term care partnership program.
Wisconsin: http://oci.wi.gov brings you to the Wisconsin office of the Commissioner of Insurance. Go and click on Consumers, scroll to and click on seniors, scroll and click on long term care. Another area is Consumer Publications and click on guide to long term care. This 42 page guide has some great information including but not limited to a checklist and personal worksheet.
Wyoming: http://insurance.state.wy.us brings you to the Wyoming Insurance Department. Click on Consumer Assistance (left hand tool bar), scroll down and click on Long Term Care Insurance and Medicaid Program (Partnership Program Information). Also read Long term Care Insurance and Attention Senior Citizens.