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Title Long-term care and medicare policy : can we improve the continuity of care? / David Blumenthal [and others], editors
Published Washington, D.C. : Brookings Institution Press, ©2003


Description 1 online resource (xii, 276 pages) : illustrations
Contents Preface -- Contents -- 1 Overview -- PART ONE -- Chronic and Long-Term Care: What Are the Needs? -- 2 Long-Term-Care Needs of Elders and Persons with Disability -- 3 Reality of Caring for the Long- Term- Care Population -- 4 Planning for and Financing Long- Term Care -- Commentary on Part One -- PART TWO -- Care for the Elderly and Disabled under the American Social Contract -- 5 Evolution of the American Social Contract for Care -- 6 Medicare Coverage for Chronic Conditions: The HIV- AIDS Example -- Commentary on Part Two
PART THREE -- Prospects for Long-Term-Care Policymaking at State and Federal Levels -- 7 Perspective on the Politics of Long- Term Care -- 8 The View from the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation -- 9 The Role of States in Long- Term- Care Reform -- 10 Long-Term-Care Policy in the New Reality -- Commentary on Part Three -- PART FOUR -- Building on Experience: What Have We Learned about Meeting Needs for Chronic and Long- Term Care? -- 11 Ensuring Quality in Long- Term- Care Settings
12 Importance of Interdisciplinary Teams to Support Self- Care: The Example of Kaiser Permanente -- 13 Chronic- Care Initiatives: What We Have Learned and Implications for the Medicare Program -- Commentary on Part Four -- PART FIVE -- Visions for the Future: How Might We Meet Tomorrow's Needs for Chronic and Long- Term Care? -- 14 Private Long-Term-Care Solutions: The Government as Employer -- 15 The Life Care Annuity: A Better Approach to Financing Long-Term Care and Retirement Income -- 16 Long-Term Care for the Elderly: Lessons from Abroad -- 17 Caring Communities: What Would It Take?
18 Meeting Tomorrow's Need for Chronic and Long- Term Care -- Commentary on Part Five -- Epilogue -- 19 National Policymakers on Long- Term- Care Policy -- Contributors -- Conference Program -- Index
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes English
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Subject Medicare -- Congresses
Long-term care of the sick -- United States -- Finance -- Congresses
Long-term care of the sick -- Government policy -- United States -- Congresses
Long-term care insurance -- United States -- Congresses
Long-term care of the sick.
Long-term care insurance.
Long-Term Care
Insurance, Long-Term Care
Long-Term Care -- economics
Insurance, Long-Term Care -- economics
MEDICAL -- Long-Term Care.
MEDICAL -- Nursing Home Care.
MEDICAL -- Health Policy.
Long-term care of the sick
Long-term care insurance
Long-term care of the sick -- Finance
Long-term care of the sick -- Government policy
Chronisch zieken.
SUBJECT United States
Subject United States
Verenigde Staten.
Genre/Form Electronic book
proceedings (reports)
Conference papers and proceedings
Conference papers and proceedings.
Actes de congrès.
Form Electronic book
Author Blumenthal, David, 1948-
ISBN 0815710143