TITLE

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

AUTHOR(S)
Gilchrist, Marianne
PUB. DATE
March 2015
SOURCE
Asia Insurance Review;Mar2015, p64
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
101667744

 

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