Public Long Term Care Insurance

Public Long Term Care Insurance

As part of the effort to overhaul health care, the Senate is considering a new long term care insurance plan similar to one already approved by the House. Critics contend it will become financially unsustainable: The pros and cons of...

As part of the effort to overhaul health care, the Senate is considering a new long term care insurance plan similar to one already approved by the House. Critics contend it will become financially unsustainable: The pros and cons of public long term care insurance.

Guests

Marilyn Werber Serafini

healthcare and welfare correspondent, "National Journal"

Scott Harrington

professor, health-care management and insurance and risk management, University of Pennsylvania's Wharton School

James Firman

president and CEO, National Council on Aging

Richard Foster

chief actuary, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services

Sandy Praeger

Kansas Insurance Commissioner and chair of the National Association of Insurance Commissioners, Health Insurance and Managed Care Committee

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