Long-Term Services and Supports: Changes and Challenges in Financing and Delivery

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As the U.S. population ages, the need for long-term services and supports (LTSS) is increasing, and policy makers are grappling with how to finance this huge expense. The ACA included a plan to enhance the private market with a national voluntary long-term care insurance program, but Congress repealed it before it launched. Now, there is a flurry of activity as groups develop new financing approaches. This new Alliance for Health Reform toolkit explains the current LTSS system, trends in the delivery of care, and the current policy challenges.

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Date: Aug 2015
Author: Alliance for Health Reform