Funded by the AXA Research Fund, this study is exploring how private long-term care insurance could supplement state systems, with the UK as a case study.
This project aims to:
The study commenced in April 2010 and will end in February 2013.
Forthcoming "End of project workshop". See events and seminars for full deatils.
Comas-Herrera A., Butterfield R., Fernández J.L., Wittenberg R. and Wiener J.M. (2012) Barriers and Opportunities for Private Long-Term Care Insurance in England: What Can We Learn FromOther Countries? Chapter in McGuire A. and Costa-Font J. (eds.) Elgar Edward LSE Companion to Health Policy, Elgar Edward, 2012.
Guillen, M. and Comas-Herrera A. (2012) How much risk is mitigated by LTC protection schemes? A methodological note and a case study of the public LTC system in Spain. Geneva Papers of Risk and Insurance 37: 712-724.
Steventon A and Roberts A. Estimating length of stay in publicly-funded residential and nursing care homes: a retrospective analysis using linked administrative data sets. BMC Health Services Research 2012, 12:377. http://www.biomedcentral.com/1472-6963/12/377/abstract
European meeting of the International Microsimulation Association, 17th to 19th of May 2012, Teagasc, Ashtown, Dublin. Presentation by Ruth Hancock and Marcello Morciano entitled: Using a micro-simulation model to indentify sources of demand for private long-term care insurance under different long-term care funding systems: England as a case study.
European Health Economics Conference, 18-21 July 2012, Zurich. Organised session entitled: How Can Private Long-Term Care Insurance Supplement State Systems? The UK As a Case Study. http://eche2012.abstractsubmit.org/sessions/437/
International Conference on Evidence-based Policy in Long-term Care, 5-8 September 2012, London. Organised session entitled: How Can Private Long-Term Care Insurance Supplement State Systems? The UK As a Case Study.
The study involves researchers from the University of East Anglia, the Nuffield Trust and the University of Barcelona.
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