Insuring Long Term Care in the Us
34 Pages Posted: 23 Sep 2011 Last revised: 27 Sep 2011
Date Written: September 2011
Long-term care expenditures constitute one of the largest uninsured financial risks facing the elderly in the United States. This paper provides an overview of the economic and policy issues surrounding insuring long-term care expenditure risk. Through this lens we also discuss the likely impact of recent long-term care public policy initiatives at both the state and federal level.
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