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  1. Managed competition with prefunding : The solution for long-term care ?

    Article - En anglais

    Managed competition with prefunding could be a useful approach to long-term care.

    One version, described here, has two main components : First, people would be required to save over their working lives to cover a portion of the expected cost of a minimum required level of long-term-care insurance.

    Second, people would begin purchasing long-term-care insurance around the time of retirement from one of a number of competing insurers, under a system of managed competition.

    Potentially large social gains would arise from improving insurance arrangements, distributing long-term-care costs more equitably across and within generations, and eliminating many of the distortions inherent in the current Medicaid program.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Soin, Long terme, Chronique, Coût, Economie santé, Protection sociale, Système santé, Homme, Assurance maladie, Etats Unis, Amérique du Nord, Amérique

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Care, Long term, Chronic, Costs, Health economy, Welfare aids, Health system, Human, Health insurance, United States, North America, America

    Logo du centre Notice produite par :
    Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique

    Cote : 97-0074570

    Code Inist : 002B30A01B. Création : 21/05/1997.