Rethinking long-term care.

  title={Rethinking long-term care.},
  author={Robert Louis Kane},
  journal={Journal of the American Geriatrics Society},
  volume={38 6},
In the context of several proposals for financing long-term care (LTC), this article suggests three areas in which reform of the structure of LTC is needed to create more appropriate incentives for better care. The interfaces between short- and long-term care can be addressed by either a number of specific changes or more global approaches, such as one or another form of capitated care. Using the ratio of achieved/expected outcomes as a prominent part of a regulatory strategy offers a means to… CONTINUE READING

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