State Office for Assessment and Monitoring of the long-term care insurance // Le gouvernement luxembourgeois

Remit and competencies

Decisions concerning the granting of long-term care insurance benefits fall within the remit of the State Office for Assessment and Monitoring of the long-term care insurance (Administration d'évaluation et de contrôle – AEC), which, itself, is under the authority of the Minister responsible for social security.

As part of its long-term care insurance services, the AEC is tasked with conducting assessment and checks, and providing advice.

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The long-term care insurance system was put in place to provide care and support to dependent persons who live at home or in a long-term care facility. It caters to their needs by:

  • providing benefits in kind;
  • covering the cost of assistive technology and home adaptations.

In the case of dependent persons who live at home, the benefits in kind may be replaced by cash benefits, subject to certain conditions.

Procedures and formalities

Legislation

Statistics

Helplines

For general enquiries:

Administrative Helpline  

  • Telephone: (+352) 247-86060
  • Monday to Friday from 9:00 to 11:00 and from 14:00 to 16:00
  • E-mail enquiries
  • Fax: (+352) 247-86061

For enquiries concerning assistive technology and home/vehicle adaptations:

Assistive Technology Helpline

  • Telephone: (+352) 247-86040
  • Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays from 8:30 to 11:30
  • Wednesdays from 13:30 to 17:00

Important: Potential beneficiaries must not purchase assistive devices/equipment – e.g. wheelchairs, hospital beds, walking aids, etc. – or commence home/car adaptations on their own initiative. They must first seek and obtain approval from the AEC. The law makes no provision for retroactive coverage of expenses.

Informations - Caregiver

Specific information

Long-term care insurance professionals