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Assessing the Potential of Subsidized Health and Retirement Savings Accounts

Publication Date
Jul 31, 2008

This report examines the potential for government-subsidized Health and Retirement Savings Accounts to fund future long-term care needs. It simulates long-term care account accumulations for today's young workers under various scenarios for government matching contributions. The study compares participation and accumulations by demographic group and projects Medicaid savings, lost tax revenue, and government spending on matching contributions. [30 PDF pages]

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