Caring for the Disabled Elderly: Who Will Pay?

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AAHA. See American Association of Homes for the Aging
AARP. See American Association of Retired Persons
Actuarial Research Corporation, 67
Acute health care: group basis private insurance for, 68; IMAs and oversaving for, 122; insurability, 68; long-term care versus, 64, 68; medicare, part A coverage, 158-59; private versus public insurance coverage, 214-15; S/HMOs and, 96, 102, 103
Adams, Robert, 130n
Aetna Life and Casualty Company, 69
AHMC. See American Homestead Mortgage Corporation
American Association of Homes for the Aging (AAHA) and Ernst and Whinney survey of CCRCs, 84, 85, 86, 94
American Association of Retired Persons (AARP), 132n; Home Equity Information Center, 131n; survey on means testing, 206; survey on need for long-term care, 64
American Homestead Mortgage Corporation (AHMC), 123n, 129, 135, 140n
Applebaum, Robert A., 147n, 198n, 199n
Bentz, Mary F., 220n
Bishop, Christine E., 87
Blanchet, Madeleine, 33n
Block grants, long-term care, 24; advantages, 161, 165, 168-69; categorical grants versus, 163-64; disadvantages, 161, 167-68; elements, 162; and family burden, 168; flexibility in, 166-67; quality of care under, 167-68
Brandeis University, development of "lifecare at home," 84
Brody, Elaine M., 260n
Brookings-ICF Long-Term Care Financing Model: asset simulations, 258-59; base case, 9, 11-12, 38-40, 94, 199; components, 31-32; demographic data for, 254-55; described, 30-31, 251, 254; disability status, 31, 259-60, home care simulations, 199-201, 262-64, 267- 68; IMA simulations, 115-21; interpretation of simulation results, 37-38; liberalized medicaid program simulations, 206-09; long-term care demand and supply assumptions, 32- 36, 255-57; nursing home care simulations, 260-62, 264-66; pension coverage assumptions, 257- 58; private sector options evaluation, 56-58; projected reliance on medicaid, 203-04; purposes, 4; sensitivity of results, 46-47; S/HMOs evaluation, 103-05; sources of projection errors in, 36-37. See also Continuing care retirement communities; Home equity conversions; Simulation options for private long-term care insurance; Simulation options for public long- term care insurance

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