Long Term Care Courses Frequently Asked Questions
I sell Long Term Care products. How often do I need to complete a Long Term Care course?
Pursuant to Section 10234.93(a)(4) of the California Insurance Code, each agent or other insurer representative authorized to solicit individual consumers for the sale of long-term care insurance shall satisfactorily complete the following training requirements that, for resident licensees, shall count toward the licensee's continuing education requirement, but may still result in completing more than the minimum number of continuing education hours set forth in this section:
- For licensees issued a license after January 1, 1992, eight hours of training in each of the first four 12-month periods beginning from the date of original license issuance and thereafter eight hours of training prior to each license renewal.
- For licensees issued a license before January 1, 1992, eight hours of training prior to each license renewal.
- For nonresident licensees that are not otherwise subject to the continuing education requirements set forth in Section 1749.3, the evidence of training required by this section shall be filed with and approved by the commissioner as provided in subdivision (g) of Section 1749.4.
In addition, pursuant to Section 58056 of Title 22 of the California Code of Regulations, any agent marketing a Partnership Long-Term Care Insurance Policy or Certificate must complete eight hours of education on long-term care in general that meet the requirements of Section 10234.93 of the California Insurance Code and eight hours of training eight hours of training in a live classroom setting on California Partnership for Long-Term Care.
*Disclaimer - No course approved for either prelicensing or continuing education hours or any designation resulting from completion of such courses should be construed to be endorsed by the Commissioner.
If you need further assistance, please call the California Department of Insurance's Education Unit at (916) 492-3064. Please be sure to include your name, telephone number, license number and e-mail address in all correspondence with the California Department of Insurance.