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Toward a national strategy for long-term care of the elderly [electronic resource] : a study plan for evaluation of new policy options for the future : report of a committee of the Institute of Medicine.

Publication:
Washington, D.C. : National Academy Press, [1986]
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (173 p.)
Subjects:
Long-term care of the sick -- United States.
Older people -- Medical care.
Long-term care facilities -- United States.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Contents:
""TOWARD A NATIONAL STRATEGY FOR LONG-TERM CARE OF THE ELDERLY""; ""Copyright""; ""Contents""; ""PREFACE""; ""OVERVIEW""; ""SECTION I BACKGROUND AND STUDY RATIONALE""; ""FUTURE GROWTH IN LONG-TERM CARE NEEDS""; ""The Elderly""; ""The Population Under Age 65""; ""The Composite Picture""; ""LONG-TERM CARE COSTS""; ""Annual Costs and Personal Income""; ""Misconceptions About Insurance Coverage of Costs""; ""NATIONAL LONG-TERM CARE EXPENDITURES7""; ""Nursing Home Expenditures""; ""Noninstitutional Care Expenditures""; ""FINANCING LONG-TERM CARE""
""AVAILABILITY, APPROPRIATENESS, AND QUALITY OF LONG-TERM CARE""""SECTION II STUDY CONCEPT""; ""STUDY FOCUS""; ""Components of an Optimal Long-Term Care System""; ""Achieving Desirable Outcomes""; ""STUDY SCOPE""; ""Study Population""; ""Time Frame""; ""SECTION III STUDY APPROACH""; ""(1) DEFINING THE PROBLEM""; ""(2) NARROWING THE GAP BETWEEN THE DESIRABLE AND THE ACTUAL""; ""(3) FINANCING LONG-TERM CARE""; ""(4) MAKING LONG-TERM CARE AFFORDABLE""; ""(5) CROSS-NATIONAL COMPARISONS: LESSONS FOR THE U.S.""; ""(6) IMPLICATIONS FOR THE NONELDERLY DISABLED""; ""GENERAL ISSUES""
""ANTICIPATED STUDY OUTCOMES""""SECTION IV PROPOSED BUDGET - LONG-TERM CARE STUDY""; ""ASSUMPTIONS""; ""Duration""; ""Staff""; ""Committee Meetings""; ""Subcontracts, Commissioned Papers, and Consultants""; ""Dissemination""; ""Other Costs""; ""REFERENCES AND NOTES""; ""EXHIBIT A-1 THE CHALLENGE: AN ACCELERATING GROWTH IN LONG-TERM CARE NEEDS""; ""THE ELDERLY""; ""THE UNDER AGE 65 POPULATION""; ""The Developmentally Disabled""; ""The Chronically Mentally Ill""; ""Other Disabled Persons Under Age 65""; ""Future Needs of Under Age 65 Functionally Dependent""
""ESTIMATED OVERALL GROWTH - 1980 TO 2000""""EXHIBIT A-2 HEALTH STATUS, LIFE EXPECTANCY AND LONG-TERM CARE UTILIZATION BY THE ELDERLY""; ""THE CHANGING DEMOGRAPHICS""; ""Mortality""; ""Health Status and Use of Medical Care Services""; ""Expenditures for Medical Care""; ""Future Morbidity Patterns""; ""National Projections""; ""Regional Projections""; ""Conclusion""; ""REFERENCES""; ""EXHIBIT B-1 OVERVIEW OF MAJOR PROBLEMS AND ISSUES IN THE EXISTING LONG-TERM CARE SYSTEM""; ""INFORMAL CARE""; ""Costs and Financing""; ""State Initiatives""; ""FORMAL INSTITUTIONAL CARE""; ""Access and Quality""
""Costs and Financing""""State Initiatives""; ""FORMAL COMMUNITY SERVICE PROGRAMS""; ""Access and Quality""; ""Costs and Financing""; ""Federal, State and Private Initiatives""; ""LONG-TERM CARE FOR THE UNDER AGE 65 POPULATION""; ""Chronically Mentally Ill""; ""Developmentally Disabled, Including Mentally Retarded""; ""Physically Disabled Adults""; ""RAPID CHANGES IN THE NATION'S HEALTH CARE STRUCTURE""; ""SUMMARY OF CRITICAL ISSUES""; ""FRAGMENTATION OF THE SYSTEM: A MAJOR CROSS-CUTTING PROBLEM""; ""PROPOSED NEW LONG-TERM CARE FINANCING ALTERNATIVES""
""EXHIBIT B-2 INCREASING THE RANGE OF LONG-TERM CARE OPTIONS: OPPORTUNITIES AND ISSUES IN INTEGRATING EXISTING FUNDING STREAMS""
Notes:
"April 1986."
"Publication IOM-85-05"--T.p. verso.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 133-146).
Contributor:
Institute of Medicine (U.S.)
OCLC:
923271144
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