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Long-Term Care Financing Must Be Part of Health Care Reform
Date:7/9/2009

Long-term care financing reform must be included in health care reform. Most Americans are not insured for long-term care, which can cost hundreds of thousands of dollars. This article is written by Kathryn Roberts, president and CEO, Ecumen, the most innovative leader of senior housing and services, empowering individuals to live richer and fuller lives. Kathryn also serves on the board of the American Association of Homes and Services for the Aging

Shoreview, Minnesota (PRWEB) July 7, 2011 -- Long-term care financing reform must be included in health care reform according to this article by Ecumen CEO Kathryn Roberts. Ecumen is the most innovative leader of senior housing and services, empowering individuals to live richer and fuller lives. Kathryn also serves on the board of the AAHSA, which created The Long-Term Care Solution.

Most American adults are uninsured for long-term care and supportive services, such as home care or an assisted living community, meaning many of us cannot afford the cost of a longer life or long-term disabilities. Long-term care services and supports must be part of meaningful health care reform.

In public policy, payment and perception, we've mistakenly segregated acute care and chronic care. For example, if someone over 65 suffers a stroke, Medicare jumps in with procedures and payments attempting to save the person. But upon release from the hospital, Medicare ignores that person's less expensive, longer-duration supportive services. Nor does it pay for such things as Alzheimer's care or other int
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