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Introduced in House (01/06/1999)

Federal Employees Group Long-Term Care Insurance Act of 1999 - Sets forth provisions for the establishment of a program under which long-term care insurance is made available to Federal employees and annuitants.

Authorizes the Office of Personnel Management to purchase group long-term care insurance policies from, and design benefits packages and negotiate final offerings with, qualified carriers. Provides that policy coverage and benefits shall be guaranteed to be renewable and may not be canceled except for nonpayment of premiums. Requires provided benefits to be compliant with standards recommended by the National Association of Insurance Commissioners. Requires premium payments to be withheld from the pay or annuities of enrollees. Sets forth provisions governing the filing of claims, the administrative resolution of claims disputes, and the jurisdiction of U.S. district courts over related suits.

Authorizes appropriations.