DIGEST OF INTRODUCED BILL
Long term care coverage. Requires the secretary of family and social services to establish a self- insurance plan for coverage of long term care services for all Indiana residents from 50 to 52 years of age. Requires a long term care insurer that administers the self-insurance plan to insure a resident covered under the self-insurance plan after the resident becomes 52 years of age. Requires the self-insurance plan and subsequent long term care insurance policy to be qualified for the asset disregard under the Medicaid program. Makes an appropriation.