5. Social Insurance for Long-Term Care: An Evaluation of the German Model

  1. Joan Costa-Font
  1. Heinz Rothgang

Published Online: 20 SEP 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781444395556.ch5

Reforming Long-Term Care in Europe

Reforming Long-Term Care in Europe

How to Cite

Rothgang, H. (2011) Social Insurance for Long-Term Care: An Evaluation of the German Model, in Reforming Long-Term Care in Europe (ed J. Costa-Font), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444395556.ch5

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:

  • social insurance for LTC;
  • long-term care (LTC);
  • Long-term Care Insurance (LTCI), Germany;
  • pay-as-you-go principle;
  • service utilization;
  • formal care sector;
  • moderate growth of expenditures;
  • LTC insurance achievements;
  • quality of caregiving;
  • whole populations

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Long-term Care Insurance in Germany

  • Achievements and Weaknesses of the System

  • Conclusion

  • Notes

  • References