Journal Article Integration of the Life Annuity and Long-term Care Insurance
Theory, Evidence, Practice, and Policy
Mark Warshawsky, Brenda C. Spillman, Christopher Murtaugh
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This study explores the properties of a combined income and disability annuity in the context of the current long term care and retirement environment, particularly the trend toward defined contribution pensions and reduced annuity offerings through pension plans. Current tax policy obstacles to such a combined product and potential remedies for them are discussed. (In Innovations in Financing Retirement 2002; edited by Olivia Mitchell, Zvi Bodie, Brett Hammond, Stephen Zeldes; University of Pennsylvania Press).

Research Areas Health and health care Aging and retirement
Tags Disability and long-term care Pensions Medicare Long-term services and support Retirement policy Disability equity policy
Policy Centers Health Policy Center