Providing long-term care benefits in cash: moving to a disability model.

  title={Providing long-term care benefits in cash: moving to a disability model.},
  author={Robyn I. Stone},
  journal={Health affairs},
  volume={20 6},
This paper examines the role of a disability approach to the allocation of long-term care benefits. It first highlights the important elements of long-term care that support a disability model. It then reviews the advantages and disadvantages of this approach relative to the traditional indemnity model and summarizes key features of selected domestic and international programs that offer a disability-type benefit. The paper identifies and elaborates on the major implementation challenges and… CONTINUE READING

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