Taking all these criteria into account, we developed this alphabetical list of the long term
care industry's cream of the crop--the 2005 class of CLTC's Power & Influence Top 25.
Instead of a cohesive national policy to ensure access to long term
care, our citizens face a "patchwork" of programs that is inefficient, inequitable and often ineffective.
To stem escalating agency costs and address staff concerns about Good Shepherd's lack of career opportunities, Kollmann created Long Term
Care Connections, an on-site, three-year program that prepares its students for LPN licensing upon completion.
The long term
care industry recently has emerged from a "cost plus" world.
From his perspective, however, a quid pro quo for any tax benefits for purchasing long term
care insurance should include mandated changes in the behavior of the insurance industry.
In sum, the critics allege, a combination of wily estate lawyers hiding client assets and misdirected good intentions of the Olmstead justices are distorting the long term
care market away from private resources and toward increased public assistance.
So, here's the history of long term
care in a nutshell: The government anesthetized the public to the cost of long term
care by providing free nursing home care through Medicaid and extended home health benefits through Medicare.
It's also a credit to organizations such as The Long Term
Care Campaign [less than]www.
Most recently, his support for 'Quality First: A Covenant for Healthy, Affordable and Ethical Long Term
Care' has helped give this important initiative a strong start.
FEDERAL EMPLOYEES MAY SEE LONG TERM
care insurance added to their menu of benefits under proposed legislation, but the government won't be picking up the tab for the optional coverage.