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Title
Reforming long-term care financing through insurance.
First Author
Meiners, Mark R
Date of Pub
1988 Supp.
Pages
109-112
Volume
Supp.
Issue
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Other Authors
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Abstract
Until recently, insurance for long-term care was not viewed as feasible. This perception has changed dramatically in the past few years. Several models of long-term care insurance have begun to be tested. Although the application of insurance principles to long-term care is still new, the emergence of private market interest in developing long-term care insurance has been a catalyst to renewed public-policy support for reforming the way we pay for long-term care. States, in particular, have become interested in developing public-private partnerships to support the emergence of long-term care insurance that could help relieve the mounting pressure on Medicaid budgets.
Abstract Continued
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MeSH
Aged : Catastrophic Illness/economics : Health Policy : Human : Insurance, Long-Term Care/trends : Long-Term Care/economics : Models, Theoretical : United States
NTIS Number
PB89-188494