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The Use of Nursing Home and Assisted Living Facilities Among Privately Insured and Non-Privately Insured Disabled Elders

Publication Date
Mar 31, 2000

The purpose of this report is to provide basic descriptive statistics on disabled private long-term care insurance policyholders who have accessed long-term care benefits in institutional settings, and to compare such data and findings to non-privately insured institutionalized elders. The authors did this by interviewing 480 long-term care insurance claimants from seven participating companies receiving benefits under their policies and residing in nursing homes or assisted living facilities. [63 PDF pages]