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Trends and Factors in Japan's Long-Term Care Insurance System: Japan's 10-year Experience - SpringerBriefs in Aging (Paperback)
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Trends and Factors in Japan's Long-Term Care Insurance System: Japan's 10-year Experience - SpringerBriefs in Aging (Paperback)

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Paperback 138 Pages / Published: 09/12/2013
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Ageing population poses a set of complex policy and dilemmas for social security systems, intensifying the concerns about rising expenditures in health care and long-term care for elderly. In this context, ageing societies has many valuable lessons to learn by studying Japan's experience dealing with its hyper-aged society and particularly from its strategies to ensure the financial sustainability of the Long-Term Care Insurance (LTCI) system.

Based on an exhaustive literature review, and the results from six original researches on long-term care expenditures in Japan (LTCE) conducted during a doctoral program, the book provides a comprehensive view in analyzing trends and factors associated with increasing expenditures in the Long-Term Care Insurance system in Japan.

The book address relevant topics such as; the main socio-demographic changes experienced by the Japanese society during the last three decades, predictors of the LTCE, measuring efficiency in nursing homes, the impact of the LTCI 2005-reform to contain expenditures, cost-effectiveness of the in-home and community based services and institutional LTCE in the last year of life. The book end with a discussion on futures challenges and strategies oriented to contribute with the sustainability of LTCI system in Japan.

Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 9789400778740
Number of pages: 138
Weight: 237 g
Dimensions: 235 x 155 x 8 mm
Edition: 2014 ed.

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