Policy does matter: Changing an unchangeable long-term services system

July 1, 2020


  • Robert Applebaum
  • Matt Nelson
  • Jane K. Straker
  • Katherine Kennedy

Because long-term services policy is largely driven by state decisions, this study examines the impact of state-level changes on Ohio's long-term services system. Using longitudinal data collected over twenty-six years, this paper tracks system changes and documents the growth of in-home services, assisted living, and the increase in short-term institutional care.

Journal of Elder Policy, 1(1), 21-38. doi:10.18278/jep.1.1.2

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  • Long-Term Care Policy and Financing