October 2017 About 13 percent of Medicare beneficiaries age 65 and older need LTSS due to an inability to perform two or more activities of daily living or severe cognitive impairment. This need for LTSS is emerging as a defining characteristic of
September 2017 Join the conversation on #LTCFinancing with this quick video on the basics of coverage. Learn more about solutions that can protect Americans from high-costs associated with needing care in old age.
March 2017 ATI compared Connect4Life’s key outcomes to national data. The study found that the Juniper population is much frailer and more at risk for high health care spending than the overall Medicare population. But, compared to similarly
JANUARY, 2017 In 2012, Medicare spent approximately $17,961 per capita on older adults with both chronic conditions and high functional impairment (the inability to perform two or more activities of daily living) compared to about $7,228 on those
JANUARY, 2017 Families provide most of the care and pay the majority of lifetime costs associated with long-term care needs. Learn about the options for creating a new and better American long-term care financing system.
APRIL 2016 Substantial gains in controlling health care spending can be achieved by better managing care for the population with the most complex care needs that accounts for a large portion of all health care spending in the U.S. Learn how the most
April 2016 Hear Anne Tumlinson's opening testimony on long-term care financing before the U.S. House Energy and Commerce Health Subcommittee.
FEBRUARY 2016 In 2015, three unique bipartisan groups worked collaboratively but separately and came to the same conclusion about the future of financing long-term care. Read the analysis and comparison of their recommendations.