The period of time an individual is required to, or agrees to, remain registered with a particular provider or group of providers, or remain enrolled in a particular health care plan.

Long-Term Care Partnership Program

A program that combines private LTC insurance with special access to Medicaid. This program encourages qualified individuals to purchase a limited, and therefore more affordable, amount of LTC insurance coverage, with the assurance that they could receive additional...

long-term services and supports

Ongoing health and social services provided for individuals who need continuing assistance with activities of daily living and/or instrumental activities of daily living. Services can be provided in an institution, the home or the community, and include informal...

Low-Income Subsidy

Under the Medicare Part D Low Income Subsidy, some Medicare beneficiaries will qualify for additional help with their prescription drug costs depending on income. Beneficiaries can qualify for either a full subsidy or a partial subsidy under the LIS program.