The New Long-Term Care Entitlement
Publication Date: June 2010
Publisher(s): National Center for Policy Analysis (U.S.)
Keywords: long-term care; entitlement
Coverage: United States
Among the provisions of the recently enacted health law is a new federal program for long-term care. A variation of a proposal the Urban Institute dubbed "Medicare Part E," proponents say it is a sound insurance program paid for by the premiums of voluntary participants - claims that were once also made about Medicare.