You can purchase long-term care insurance for yourself and your eligible dependents — spouse/domestic partner, parents, grandparents, in-laws, grandparents in-law and siblings — through MIT's Long-term Care Insurance Plan. You pay the full cost of this plan.
In December 2011, John Hancock, our prior provider of long-term care insurance benefits, stopped accepting new applications for coverage. As a result, MIT began a search for other vendors who could offer a similar benefit. We chose to contract with Genworth Life Insurance Company (Genworth).
Genworth LTC is a voluntary, employee paid plan available to benefits eligible employees of MIT who work at least 20 hours per week. The plan is also available to family members ages 18 through 79 including:
Find out more about the Long-Term Care Insurance program:
If you currently have an LTC policy with John Hancock, the Genworth contract does not affect that policy. If you have any questions, please call the John Hancock Customer Service Center at (888) 453‐2030.