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addressing the challenge public and private solutions for long term services supports
Addressing the Challenge: Public and Private Solutions for Long-Term Services & Supports

Long-Term Care Financing Advisory Committee Meeting

October 15, 2009

For Advisory Committee Policy Discussion Purposes

outline of the presentation
Outline of the Presentation
  • Public Awareness Campaign
  • Informal Caregiver Supports
  • Setting the Stage for Comprehensive Reform
    • Goals and Principles
    • Review of the Challenge
  • Solutions that hold Promise for Massachusetts
    • The Long-Term Care Partnership Program (LTCP)
    • The Contribution Program
    • Cost & Impact Analysis
    • MassHealth Data & Analysis
  • Committee Business

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Public Awareness CampaignA public awareness campaign to increaseunderstanding of LTS options & financing

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why encourage adults to plan for lts
Why Encourage Adults to Plan for LTS?
  • Complement other statewide I&R activities
  • Address public concern that the demand for LTS will exceed available resources
    • Educate about shared public/private responsibility
  • Improve quality of life in later years
    • Support individual preferences, choice and dignity
    • Enable families to support aging relatives
  • Encourage proactive LTS planning
    • Help future generations to maintain financial security
    • Avoid/reduce Medicaid costs

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elements of cms campaign
State role

Solicit Governor’s buy-in

Pay for initial mailing of letter/brochure

Issue press release/ hold press conference

Other activities as desired

TV, radio ads

Educational sessions

Website-800AGEINFO

CMS role

Print Governor’s letter/ brochure

Arrange initial mailing

Produce toolkit (booklet/CD)

Staff call center

Distribute toolkit to callers (including mailing charges)

Provide technical assistance & other materials

Elements of CMS Campaign

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campaign materials
Campaign Materials
  • Governor’s Letter
  • Brochure
  • Booklet and CD

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chapters of campaign booklet
Chapters of Campaign Booklet
  • Introduction
  • Embrace the future!
  • Where should I start?
  • Lifestyle planning
  • Legal and estate issues
  • Staying at home
  • Financial Planning for LTS
  • LTC Insurance
  • Reverse Mortgages
  • Additional options available in Mass
  • Planning for your Care
  • For more information

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planned activities
Planned activities
  • Initial Mailing
    • Approximately 450,000 households
  • Other components
    • TV/radio ads
    • Educational sessions
    • Website

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next steps timetable
Next Steps & Timetable
  • Finalize campaign materials 10/23/09
  • Solicit Governor’s Buy-in 11/01/09
  • Print materials 12/15/09
  • Update 800AGEINFO Website 12/30/09
  • Launch campaign 1/15/10
      • Governor’s press conference
      • Public service ads
      • Initial mailing & responses
  • Regional educational sessions 4/10-6/10
  • Campaign funding ends 9/30/10

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informal caregiver support
Informal Caregiver Support

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informal caregivers provide an immense amount of lts in massachusetts
Informal Caregivers provide an immense amount of LTS in Massachusetts
  • Informal Caregivers provide about 36% of the LTS received by elders nationally1
  • In Massachusetts, there are about 690,000 informal caregivers of people of all ages at any given time, and about 1,040,000 at any time during the year2
  • These caregivers provide the equivalent of $8.9 billion worth of care
  • Nationally, 17% of informal caregivers provide 40+ hours per week of care, 8% provide 21-39 hours, 23% provide 9-20 hours, and 48% provide 8 hours or less3

1 Hagen, S. Financing Long-Term Care for the Elderly, Congressional Budget Office, April 2004.

2 National Family Caregivers Association & Family Caregiver Alliance. (2006). Prevalence, Hours and Economic Value of Family Caregiving: Updated State-by-State Analysis of 2004 National Estimated by Peter Arno, PhD. Kensington, MD & San Francisco, CA: FCA.

3 National Alliance for Caregiving and AARP. Caregiving in the U.S. Bethesda: National Alliance for Caregiving, and Washington, DC: AARP, 2004.

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the majority of informal caregiver supports are currently offered through elder affairs
The majority of Informal Caregiver supports are currently offered through Elder Affairs

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* Respite is also disparately available through MRC and its SHIP program, MCB, and DDS

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Given the number of Informal Caregivers in the state, very few are receiving publicly-funded services

Additionally, DDS provided 515 “respite opportunities” in 2009.

Sources: Executive Office of Elder Affairs and MassHealth.

1 Family Caregiver Support program expenditures include federal Title III-E, state and local funds.

2 FCSP utilization numbers are the only ones that are unduplicated.

3 Does not include DDS Expenditures

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there are other services that support informal caregivers
There are other services that support Informal Caregivers

Adult Day Health: provides daily respite for caregivers. No data collected by MassHealth on how many participants have caregivers.

  • FY08: $62,700,000
  • 6,998 MassHealth clients in FY’09 - 923 in Complex level of care, which means they meet NF LOC, and are therefore likely to have caregivers at home

Adult Foster Care: allows family members to be providers, paying them for providing care for individuals who live in their home. No data collected on how many providers are family members.

Personal Care Attendants (PCA): Allows clients to hire family members as PCA.

  • In the past year, 5,005 PCAs were hired family members, which is 19% of all PCAs hired.

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training informal caregivers reduces other lts costs
Training Informal Caregivers reduces other LTS costs

In one key study, training and support programs created a median delay in nursing facility placement of 577 days, or 1.5 years*

  • A randomized 17-year-long study of 406 spouse caregivers of individuals with Alzheimer’s Disease
  • Intervention was two individual and four family counseling sessions tailored to specific situation, encouragement of support group participation, and the availability of ad hoc telephone consultation.

* Mittelman, M.; Haley, W.; Clay, O.; Roth, D. Improving caregiver well-being delays nursing home placement of patients with Alzheimer disease. Neurology 2006;67(9):1592-9.

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paying informal caregivers could address a number of issues related to lts financing
Paying Informal Caregivers could address a number of issues related to LTS financing
  • Decrease other LTS costs1
  • Increase pool of possible workers
  • Expand access to LTS for rural areas
  • Raise questions about familial responsibility and substitution of care

1 Dale, S., and Brown, R. Reducing Nursing Home Use Through Consumer-Directed Personal Care Services. Medical Care. 44(8):760-767, August 2006. Brown, R., Carlson, B., Dale, S., Foster, L., Phillips, B., and Schore, J. “Cash & Counseling: Improving the Lives of Medicaid Beneficiaries Who Need Personal Care or Home and Community-Based Services.” Princeton, NJ: Mathematica Policy Research, Inc., August, 2007

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possible short term actions to improve informal caregiver supports
Possible Short-Term Actions to improve Informal Caregiver Supports
  • Increase awareness, and therefore utilization, of existing supports through increased outreach and education
  • Understand whether and why many caregivers do not get information they need and can use about available supports
  • Encourage implementation of evidence-based programs for caregivers of people with disabilities across the lifespan
  • Press for full funding of the National Lifespan Respite Care Act
  • Press for increased funding for National Family Caregiver Support Act

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setting the s tage for comprehensive reform
Setting the Stagefor Comprehensive Reform

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cf olmstead plan goals
CF Olmstead Plan goals

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Help individuals transition from institutional care.

Expand access to community-based long-term supports.

Improve the capacity and quality of community-based long-term supports.

Expand access to affordable and accessible housing with supports.

Promote employment of people with disabilities and elders.

Promote awareness of long-term supports.

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ltc fac advisory committee goal
LTC FAC Advisory Committee goal

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To identify and prioritize short-term and long-term strategic options for reforming the financing system for LTS for elders and individuals with disabilities in Massachusetts to support a range of LTS and a sustainable mix of personal and familial responsibility, private financing mechanisms and public assistance in a manner that:

  • maximizes independence; and
  • assures access to the necessary continuum of LTS.

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cf olmstead plan principles
CF Olmstead Plan principles

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People with disabilities and elders should have access to community living opportunities and supports.

The principle of “community first” should shape policy development and funding decisions.

A full range of long-term supports, including HCBS, housing, employment opportunities and nursing facility services, are needed.

Choice, accessibility, quality, and person-centered planning should be the goals in developing LTS.

Systems of community-based care and support must be strengthened, expanded and integrated to ensure access/efficiency.

Public and private mechanisms of financing LTS must be expanded.

LTS must address the diversity of individuals with disabilities and elders in terms of race, ethnicity, language, ability to communicate, sexual orientation, and geography.

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lts financing principles draft 2
LTS Financing Principles (Draft 2)

The reformed LTS financing system will:

  • Ensure a strong public safety net for the poor and most vulnerable.
  • Limit financial pressure on the state financing system so that state funds are preserved for those most in need.
  • Encourage personal responsibility for financing LTS to the maximum extent possible.
  • Enable middle income people of all ages to access the LTS they need without becoming impoverished.
  • Ensure appropriate participation of and support for informal caregivers.

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other olmstead plan and community first activities
Other Olmstead Plan and Community First Activities

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  • Olmstead Plan objectives available online at www.mass.gov/hhs/communityfirst
  • December meeting will include discussion of related activities around the following topics:
    • Transportation
    • Employment
    • Housing
    • Workforce Development
    • Care Integration
    • Information and Awareness
    • Consumer Choice / Self-Direction

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people with lts disabilities who need assistance with self care or every day tasks
People with LTS Disabilities who need assistance with Self-Care or Every Day Tasks

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*Does not include persons who were: institutionalized, in military group quarters or college dormitories, or unrelated individuals < age 15.

Source: 2007 American Community Survey (ACS), US Census Bureau, tabulations by authors.

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Need for LTS Resources (Informal and Financial) Depends on Time in Need AND Type of Services UsedSimulated Distribution of Years of LTSS Need at 65

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Kemper (2005)

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distribution of ltss spending simulated for 65 year old 2004
Distribution of LTSS SpendingSimulated for 65-year-old (2004)

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Kemper (2005)

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Current LTS Financing System

State Programs

High

LTS

NEED

Low

Medicaid Spend-down

Medicaid & Other State Programs

PersonalResources

(includes Informal Caregivers)

LTC Insurance

Low High

FINANCIAL RESOURCES

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zero in on the challenges
Zero in on the Challenges
  • The Elderly
    • Substantial Need: 68% of the Elderly Need Care
    • Medicaid is the Only Option for Many
    • Private LTC Insurance is Unaffordable for Low/Middle Incomes
    • Middle Income Spend Down to Medicaid
    • Upper Income fare best today
    • Limited community-based care
  • The Under 65 Disabled
    • Private LTC Insurance is an option only before become disabled
    • Limited community-based care
    • MassHealth CommonHealth is only option for many

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solutions that hold promise for massachusetts
Solutions That Hold Promise For Massachusetts

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today s presentation for the ltc fac
Today’s Presentation for the LTC FAC
  • Responds to the Goals of the Advisory Committee
  • Responds to the LTS Financing Principles of the Committee
  • Introduces Public & Private Models to Finance LTS
  • Recommends a Model for Massachusetts

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how to evaluate each model
How to Evaluate Each Model
  • Target Population
    • How many people will benefit from the model?
    • Who will not benefit?
  • Benefit Coverage
    • What benefit does the model offer? Does it meet the need?
    • How much long-term services & support coverage does it provide?
  • Costs (Costs and Savings Impact Analysis)
    • Who bears the costs?
    • Is it cost effective?
  • Is this a solution for today or tomorrow?

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cut to the chase there is no silver bullet
Cut to the Chase: There is No Silver Bullet!
  • Each existing model leaves someone out
  • Existing models offer partial solutions
  • Our Challenges:
    • How can we design our model to achieve our goals?
    • Can we combine models to improve coverage?
    • How can we improve upon existing models?

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preview where we might end up
Preview: Where we might end up
  • A Complementary approach
    • Private Insurance:
      • Expand to Middle Income people
    • Public Insurance:
      • Meet the Challenge of Covering Disabled & Middle Income people
    • Medicaid: Adjust to fill gaps
  • Massachusetts as a State Laboratory
    • Massachusetts embraces its role as a State Laboratory for Change
    • Take what exists and improve upon it
    • Start small

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two models that hold promise for expanding coverage
Two Models that Hold Promise for Expanding Coverage
  • Two Models to Insure the Elderly & Disabled
    • Privately sponsored: The LTC Partnership Program
    • Publicly sponsored: The Contribution Program
  • “Walk-Through” of Each Model
    • Background
    • Key Bullets
    • The Pros & Cons of Each Model
    • Changes for Massachusetts
    • Where does it leave us?

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privately sponsored the ltc partnership
Privately Sponsored: The LTC Partnership
  • Private Insurance for Long-Term Care (or LTS)
    • Focused on currently healthy people planning for future LTS need
    • Represents an alliance between State Government & Private Industry
    • RWJF 1988 grants to states
  • Goals of the LTC Partnership Program
    • Reduce Medicaid LTC Costs
    • Protect Consumers from Impoverishment & Protect some/all assets
    • Offer Consumers “back-end” protection: “Asset Disregard Incentive”
    • Connecticut Case Study: An Early Pioneer in the LTC Partnership

Handout: “Connecticut Case Study: 101,”Prepared for Committee Meeting, 10/15/09

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the connecticut case study key bullets
The Connecticut Case Study: Key Bullets
  • Who wins?
    • Upper Income Persons
    • Lower out of pocket costs for those who use care
  • Who loses?
    • Middle Income and Disabled Persons Left Out
  • What about the costs and savings?
    • The Verdict is Out on Medicaid Savings
    • Program is solvent, so far

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long term care insurance participation
Long Term Care Insurance Participation
  • More people in Connecticut have LTC Insurance than in Massachusetts (includes group policies)

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the connecticut case study pros cons
The Connecticut Case Study: Pros & Cons

The Pros of the Model

Long-running program, 17 years & an experienced Director

Great Consumer Protections

Great Insurance for Upper Income

Comprehensive Care Policies (high premium cost)

“Dollar for Dollar” Coverage/Asset Protection

Lower out-of-pocket costs

The Cons of the Model

Low rate of participation (unaffordable to many)

Benefits accrue to Upper Income Elderly Persons

Middle Income & Disabled left out of the program

Consumers find the purchase decision to be a complex one

Limited Portability

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premiums must be more affordable for middle income
Premiums Must be More Affordable for Middle Income

Higher income people buy LTC insurance (green)

We need to make LTC insurance affordable for middle income (yellow)

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LTS Financing System With LTC Partnership Program

State Programs

High

LTS

NEED

Low

Medicaid Spend-down

Medicaid & Other State Programs

PersonalResources

Consumer Protections

Informal Caregiver Support

LTC Insurance

LTC Partnership

Low High

FINANCIAL RESOURCES

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where does the ltc partnership program leave us
Where does the LTC Partnership Program Leave Us?
  • It will not meet everyone’s needs
    • Those with current LTS needs or current chronic conditions
    • Low income people who cannot afford to pay premiums
  • But with changes, it can be effective:
    • Middle to Upper Income
    • Individuals who can afford to pay premiums over a long period of time
    • Healthy individuals who may need LTS in the future

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the connecticut case study changes for massachusetts
The Connecticut Case Study: Changes for Massachusetts

Prerequisite: Must enact NAIC Model Act

Implement consumer protections

What would we want to do differently?

Target middle income persons who are at risk to spend down

Question to FAC: Are these the design features we want to work on?

Target middle income population

Encourage more people to buy, and at a younger age

Create an affordable benefit package

Make purchase decision easy for consumers

Consider incentives?

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publicly sponsored the contribution program
Publicly Sponsored: The Contribution Program
  • Public Model for LTS
    • A contributory program for paying for the cost of LTS
    • Everyone included (large risk pool)
    • Federal Plan Supported by Senator Kennedy, AAHSA
    • Federal plan included in 2 out of 3 National Health Care Reform bills (House & HELP; CBO scores as a savings)
  • Goals
    • Provide some coverage in affordable way
    • Offer consumers a life-time benefit for some of their future LTS needs
    • Meets some – not all – of a person’s needs
    • Spread the risk broadly across all persons, no health screen
    • Example: The CLASS Act

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the class act key bullets
The CLASS Act: Key Bullets
  • Cash benefit
  • Everyone is included, with voluntary opt out
  • Vested in 5 years: People with current needs can begin drawing benefit in 5 years.
  • Portability from state to state
  • Big commitment on the part of the government to provide LTS financing over the long-term

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the class act skinny might be ok for some
The CLASS Act: “Skinny” might be OK for some

Age 55 in 2009

Premiums = $65/Month = $780/Year

Premiums are very likely to be raised over time

Benefit = $50/day or $100/day (used $75, here)

Age 75 in 2029

Benefit = Assumes $75 cash daily/benefit in 2009 at 5% compounded inflation

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the class act solvency of a contribution program
The CLASS Act: Solvency of a Contribution Program
  • Premiums must be sufficient to fund the program
  • Questions about the Solvency of the Program
    • $65 may not be sufficient in the long run
    • AAHSA: Yes, program is solvent
    • CBO: Maybe, in the middle
    • American Academy of Actuaries: No

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the class act pros cons
The CLASS Act: Pros & Cons

The Pros of the Model

Everyone gets something

Cash benefit based on need

Complements other plans for LTC

Benefits do not count against Medicaid eligibility

Great way to provide some coverage for middle income individuals

Great way to provide some coverage for disabled individuals

The Cons of the Model

Concerns about sustainability over long-term

Younger persons and/or upper income persons may opt out

Lower rates of participation lead to adverse selection

Program is viewed as serving “all” the needs

Benefit too “skinny”

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LTS Financing System with Contribution Program Only

State Programs

High

LTS

NEED

Low

Medicaid Spend-down

Medicaid (Enhanced)

& Other State Programs

PersonalResources

(includes Informal Caregivers)

LTC Insurance

Contribution Program

Low High

FINANCIAL RESOURCES

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where does the contribution program leave us
Where does the Contribution Program Leave Us?
  • It will not meet everyone’s needs
    • Those with current LTS needs or current chronic conditions
    • Low income people who cannot afford to pay premiums
  • But with changes, a Limited Cash Benefit can:
    • Address the need for home- and community-based care
    • Individually-tailored needs that are not presently covered by insurance or Medicaid
    • Support the informal care network

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the class act changes for massachusetts
The CLASS Act: Changes for Massachusetts

What would we want to do differently?

    • Ensure solvency over many years
  • Ensure high participation levels
  • Question to FAC: Are these the design features we want to work on?
    • Lower premium contribution for low income individuals
    • Portability for individuals who move to another state
    • Pair benefit with Medicaid Asset Protection?
    • Consider other incentives?
    • Consider a mandatory program?

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model comparisons part 1 of 2
Model Comparisons (Part 1 of 2)

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model comparisons 2 of 2
Model Comparisons (2 of 2)

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a complementary public private model
A Complementary Public-Private Model
  • A Complementary approach
    • Private Insurance:
      • Expand to Middle Income people
    • Public Insurance:
      • Meet the Challenge of Covering Disabled & Middle Income people
    • Medicaid: Adjust to fill gaps
  • Massachusetts as a State Laboratory
    • Massachusetts embraces its role as a State Laboratory for Change
    • Take what exists and improve upon it
    • Start small

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LTS Financing System with LTC Partnership AND Contribution Program

State Programs

High

LTS

NEED

Low

Medicaid Spend-down

PersonalResources

Consumer Protections

Informal Caregiver Support

Medicaid (Enhanced)

& Other State Programs

LTC Insurance

LTC Partnership

Contribution Program

Low High

FINANCIAL RESOURCES

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next steps timeline
Next Steps & Timeline
  • Cost & Impact Methodology
  • MassHealth Data
  • November Meeting

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highlights of cost impact methodology
Highlights of Cost & Impact Methodology
  • Population
  • Benefits
  • Premiums/Costs
  • Assumptions
  • Assessment

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cost impact methodology analysis
Cost & Impact Methodology & Analysis

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masshealth data analysis
MassHealth Data & Analysis
  • Review Population and Spending
    • What we know about the Populations
    • What we know about MassHealth Spending
  • How to Collect & Analyze MassHealth Data
    • Examine populations by income, etc.
    • Examine costs by type of LTS
  • External Data Sources

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a quick review of the challenge lts cost pressures in massachusetts
Numbers Illustrate Cost in 20 Years from Today

MetLife Survey

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lts costs unaffordable for many
LTS Costs Unaffordable for Many
  • Massachusetts - 3 years in a Nursing Home in 2029 will run close to $900K

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masshealth data members
MassHealth Data: Members

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masshealth data spending
MassHealth Data: Spending

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Committee Business

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Committee Business

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  • Public input process
    • Save the Date:
      • Wednesday, November 18th 12 PM – 2:30 PM, MetroWest Area
      • Monday, November 23rd 5:30 PM – 8 PM, Holyoke
  • Next meeting:
    • Date: Thursday, November 12th, 2009 from 9:00 -11:30am
    • Location: One Beacon Street, MassHousing Board Room
  • Future meeting reminder
    • Additional meeting scheduled for Thursday, December 10th

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