TITLE

Long-term care may strain U.S. government finances

PUB. DATE
July 2007
SOURCE
Hill;7/24/2007, Vol. 14 Issue 89, p46
SOURCE TYPE
Newspaper
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
The author reflects on possible distortion of U.S. government finances due to increasing costs of long-term care (LTC) services. He stresses the rapid expansion of LTC industry services in providing adult daycare centers which constrained by staffing shortfalls and insufficient funding. He commends the resolution approaches by policymakers that include standardizing private LTC insurance and controlling public LTC spending that could improve healthcare services to elderly with disabilities.
ACCESSION #
26212294

 

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