Forum Session

Financing Long-Term Care: Will Insurance Make the Difference?
October 22, 2004


Randy A. Desonia


This meeting focused on the long-term care insurance (LTCI) market and its potential to help finance the growing demand for long-term care. Speakers reviewed the key characteristics, major players, and emerging products of this highly competitive market. Experiences from the recent federal offering of LTCI were described, and alternative public and public-private financing options were discussed.


Jeremy Pincus, PhD, Principal, Forbes Consulting Group; John Cutler, JD, Senior Policy Analyst, U.S. Office of Personnel Management; Buck Stinson, President, Genworth Financial Long Term Care Insurance; Judith Feder, PhD, Dean, Public Policy Institute, Georgetown University

Related Materials

More information available in the related background paper (July 31, 2004).

Other related Forum products include "National Spending for Long-Term Services and Supports (LTSS), 2012," (The Basics, March 27, 2014) and a Forum session on informal caregiving (September 2007).

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