June 27, 2013: Current System for Providing Long-Term Services and Supports

The Commission on Long-Term Care held its first public hearing on Thursday, June 27, 2013 from 2 to 4 pm in Rayburn House Office Building – Room 2322.  The Commission reviewed the “Current System for Providing Long-Term Services and Supports.”

The Commission heard testimony from four witnesses.  The written transcript of the meeting is provided here:

The testimony of the witnesses is linked below:


The Federal Budget Environment for Long Term Health Care
G. William Hoagland
Sr. Vice President
Bipartisan Policy Center
June 27, 2013


Long-Term Services and Supports
Kirsten J. Colello
Specialist in Health & Aging Policy
June 27, 2013


The Current State of the Private Long-Term Care Insurance Industry
Marc A. Cohen, Ph.D.
LifePlans, Inc.
June 27, 2013


The Diversity of the Long-Term Care Population: Understanding the Need
Anne Tumlinson
Avalere Health LLC
June 27, 2013