The program was created through the federal Long-Term Care Security Act
of 2000, with coverage being offered on a voluntary basis to federal employees and paid for by the covered employees and their families, according to information from the Office of Personnel Management.
4040, the Long-Term Care Security Act
. This Act enables the federal government to offer group long-term insurance policies on a voluntary basis to more than 13 million federal employees, postal workers, retirees, and their families.