Sustainable solutions to older age care: How can the insurance industry play a role?

Gilchrist, Marianne
March 2015
Asia Insurance Review;Mar2015, p64
Trade Publication
The article discusses the role of the insurance industry in providing sustainable solutions to older age care. Data provided shows the total public and private spending on care for the elderly in Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) countries as of 2010. Possible explanations are offered as to why insurance cover for care costs remains low. Steps to address underdeveloped care services in Asia are suggested such as development of national care funding schemes.


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