A Primer on Long-Term Care InsurancePowell, Suzanne K. RN, MBA, CCM, CPHQProfessional Case Management: May/June 2013 - Volume 18 - Issue 3 - p 107–109 doi: 10.1097/NCM.0b013e31828ad1c6 Departments: Editorial Buy Abstract Author InformationAuthors Article MetricsMetrics Long-Term Care Insurance (LTCI) was part of the CLASS Act, established by the Affordable Care Act (ACA). Although this initiative is on hold, at least 70 percent of people over 65 will eventually need long-term care, either at home or in a nursing home, and that can be very expensive. This Editorial looks at the basics of LTCI. State-specific laws are applicable with LTCI. Professional Case Management: The Leader in Evidenced-Based Practice wishes all of you a well-earned National Case Management Week. The editor reports no conflicts of interest. © 2013 Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc.