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To help understand the implications of consumer-directed programs abroad, AARP's Public Policy Institute commissioned a study to describe and analyze consumer-directed programs in the Netherlands, England, and Germany. Researchers completed in-person interviews with key stakeholders and conducted an in-depth literature review.
Sources:AARP Public Policy Institute
The Urban Institute
Programs/Initiatives:Cash and Counseling
long-term care; National Health Service; nonmeans- tested social insurance programs; open-ended entitlement programs;consumer-directed home care, is called personal budgets; Characteristics of Consumer-Directed Home Care Programs in the Netherlands, the United Kingdom, Germany and the United States; publicly-funded community care; consumer-directed home care; carers; fixed maximum level of home and community and institutional benefits; Service Providers under Consumer-Directed Home Care; Cost Containment; informal caregivers
AARP Public Policy Institute
Short URL: http://www.advancingstates.org/node/52177