With millions of workers nearing age 65, retirement saving remains a crucial issue to the American public. But only half of American workers have access to an employer-based retirement plan and many observers are concerned that Americans are saving too little for retirement.
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Many young people and seniors faced with catastrophic but not fatal health conditions mistakenly believe that long-term care costs, such as home-based health care or a nursing home, will be covered by Medicare or other insurance. Barbara Gage, Judith Tobin and Darshak Sanghavi explain the current laws surrounding funding long-term care and discuss ideas for payment and delivery reform that are warrent more exploration.
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December 8, 2011, Henry J. Aaron
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September 15, 2011, William G. Gale
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August 30, 2011, David C. John
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September 1, 2010, David C. John
July 16, 2008, J. Mark. Iwry and David C. John
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June 26, 2008, J. Mark. Iwry and David C. John
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January 16, 2008, Alice M. Rivlin
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November 8, 2007, J. Mark. Iwry and David C. John
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April 9, 2007, Matt Fellowes
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