4. Sustainability of Comprehensive Universal Long-Term Care Insurance in the Netherlands

  1. Joan Costa-Font
  1. Frederik T. Schut and
  2. Bernard van den Berg

Published Online: 20 SEP 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781444395556.ch4

Reforming Long-Term Care in Europe

Reforming Long-Term Care in Europe

How to Cite

Schut, F. T. and van den Berg, B. (2011) Sustainability of Comprehensive Universal Long-Term Care Insurance in the Netherlands, in Reforming Long-Term Care in Europe (ed J. Costa-Font), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444395556.ch4

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 20 SEP 2011
  2. Published Print: 1 JUL 2011

Book Series:

  1. Broadening Perspectives on Social Policy

Book Series Editors:

  1. Bent Greve

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781444338737

Online ISBN: 9781444395556

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Keywords:

  • universal LTC insurance, Netherlands;
  • OECD countries;
  • LTC facilities;
  • public LTC insurance;
  • Netherlands and AWBZ;
  • Netherlands public LTC insurance;
  • AWBZ, functional categories of care;
  • personal care budgets;
  • laissez faire policy;
  • LTC financing reform

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Background of Public LTC Insurance

  • Main Features of Public LTC Insurance

  • Expansion of LTC Services and Expenditure, 1968-2005

  • Personal Care Budgets and Informal Care

  • Projections of Future LTC Expenditure

  • Deficiencies of Current LTC Financing

  • Proposals to Reform LTC Financing

  • Towards Sustainable LTC Financing?

  • Acknowledgements

  • Notes

  • References