Persons with Disabilities: Issues in Health Care Financing and Service Delivery

Persons with Disabilities: Issues in Health Care Financing and Service Delivery

By: Joshua M. Wiener (editor), David L. Kennell (editor), Steven B. Clauser (editor)Paperback

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A key issue in the debate about reforming the U.S. health care system is how to finance and organize the delivery of long-term care. This volume offers perspectives on several important facets of this problem, including the regulation of private long-term care insurance, catastrophic out-of-pocket costs, and the use of long-term care and acute care services by the chronically disabled elderly.In addition to the editors, the contributors are Lisa Alecxih, David Kennell, and John Corea, Lewin-VHI; Brian Burwell and William Crown, SysteMetrics; Terry Coughlin, Korbin Liu, and Sharon Long, Urban Institute; Judith Kasper, Johns Hopkins University; Kenneth Manton and P.J. Eric Stallard, Duke University; Jennifer Schore, Mathematica Policy Research; Catherine Sullivan, Brookings; and Bruce Vladeck, Health Care Financing Administration.Dialogues on Public Policy

About Author

Joshua M. Wiener is a senior fellow in the Economic Studies program at Brookings. He is the coauthor of Sharing the Burden: Strategies for Public and Private Long-Term Care Insurance (Brookings, 1994) and Caring for the Disabled Elderly: Who Will Pay? (Brookings, 1988).Steven Clauser is director of the Office of Research at the Health Care Financing Administration. David L. Kennell is a vice president of Lewin-VHI, Inc.

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780815793793
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 336
  • ID: 9780815793793
  • ISBN10: 0815793790

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