We would like to gratefully acknowledge the partial support that we received for the survey development, analysis, and report writing for this project from the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation (ASPE), U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Washington, D.C. and specifically our Project Officer, Sam Shipley.
We would also like to thank all of the executives from long-term care insurance and reinsurance companies who participate in this survey and set of unstructured discussions who shared their views in a candid and honest manner.
As well, a number of individuals both inside and outside HHS provided valuable input and insights into earlier drafts of this paper. We would like to thank Brian Burwell, Eileen Tell, Al Schmitz, Jodi Anatole, Malcolm Cheung, Richard Frank and the staff of ASPE for their important contributions to this report.
Of course any and all errors in this report are the sole responsibility of the authors.